Another hockey season is about to begin for the Washington Capitals and expectations are very high for this year's team that finished a win away from the conference finals last season. But for Alex Ovechkin and Brooks Laich, the offseason allowed them to rest their bodies while preparing help the Caps prepare for a Stanley Cup run. The summer also ushered in a major milestone as they both got engaged off the ice.
While rain will slice through portions of the Midwest and Northeast this week, it will interrupt the stretch of dry weather in store for most locations only briefly.
Heavy rains and major flooding continues to threaten lives and property around the Carolinas. This is a compilation of storm reports from 10:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2 to 9:10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3.