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James McConnon, 5, of Alexandria, Va., crosses King Street by way of flood water, as people venture out to survey the damage in Old Town Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, the day after Hurricane Sandy slammed into the region. Flood water here in Old Town is slightly higher than normal after a heavy rain. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

James McConnon, 5, of Alexandria, Va., crosses King Street by way of flood water, as people venture out to survey the damage in Old Town Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, the day after Hurricane Sandy slammed into the region. Flood water here in Old Town is slightly higher than normal after a heavy rain. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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