September 1, 2011
An array of footage from Schenectady County on Monday, Aug. 29, after the Mohawk River had flooded surrounding communities.
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One year ago this week the Capital District face severe flooding from tropical storm Irene. Spotlight photographers documented what happened. Take a look back.
Residents react to flood waters forcing evacuations, damaging homes
Mandatory evacuations and road closures were common as Hurricane Irene rolled through Schenectady County and led to a patchwork of power outages.
Tropical Storm Irene held Schenectady County in its grasp as flood waters reached historic levels.