RainWater on Hardwood Floors. Help!

Hello,
Last night we left a window open and a fair bit of rain came in and sat on our hardwood floor for a few hours. Luckily there was a small carpet in there which managed to soak up alot of the water, but still there was a puddle (about 2 feet in diamter) in front of the window. The floors are at least 20-25 years old, and the boards are the narrow style (about 1-1/2 to 2 inches wide). I wiped up all the water I could but am worried about what will happen when the water dries. Are there any other steps I can take to prevent any visual damage (cupping?) - or is it now just a wait and see game?
Thanks
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Being patient is the best bet, you can use a dehumidifier in the room if you like. If the floor swells & cups it shouldn't be too bad and once the humidity level returns to normal it's likely you won't even notice the spot at all (it can take longer than you think). If it drives you crazy & you have to do something to it make sure you wait until the moisture level is stable in regard to the rest of the flooring (buy or borrow a pin type moisture meter to check).
Good luck
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Put an fan in the area and let the water pull out of the floor.
20-25 years old and you think that this is the first time there has been water on the floors?
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