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Floods and Flooding

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  • Weather: Flood watches span Central Florida

    Weather: Flood watches span Central Florida
    Central Florida remains under flood watches today as scattered storms roll across the water-logged region. Flood advisories are in effect for Orange, Seminole, Lake, Volusia and Brevard counties. "A flood watch means there is a potential for...
  • Weather: Flooding in Volusia; more downpours expected across Central FL

    Weather: Flooding in Volusia; more downpours expected across Central FL
    The heavy showers and thunderstorms aren't over just yet, meteorologists say. A flood warning is in effect for Volusia County — where it's been raining since midnight. According to the National Weather Service in Melbourne, Daytona Beach had a...
  • La Grange officials identify $14 million in projects to combat flooding

    La Grange officials identify $14 million in projects to combat flooding
    After recent flooding inundated basements in numerous homes on La Grange's south side, village officials identified more than $14 million worth of new and unbudgeted sewer improvement projects to combat flooding in the area. On Monday, village...
  • I-95 ramps flooded in Volusia County

    I-95 ramps flooded in Volusia County
    Flooding in Volusia County shut down a few roads and highway ramps Wednesday afternoon, a county spokeswoman said. Authorities have closed the onramp and exit ramps connecting Interstate 95 north to U.S. Route 92, Pat Kuehn said in a statement. Route 92...
  • Weather: Check Central Florida rain totals for the week

    Weather: Check Central Florida rain totals for the week
    It's been one wet week in Central Florida. Some areas have double-digit rain totals for the week, according to the National Weather Service. Here are some rain totals since Sept. 19, according to the NWS (in inches): Daytona: 10.71 Longwood: 10.67...
  • Weather: Funnel clouds, 50-mph wind gusts possible for Orlando area

    Weather: Funnel clouds, 50-mph wind gusts possible for Orlando area
    Funnel clouds and 50-mph wind gusts are possible tonight for the Orlando area as storms roll through Central Florida. A flood advisory also has been issued for the Orlando area as scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue throughout...
  • Our home, our problem

    In Hampton Roads, forecasts of rain — such as the occasionally heavy precipitation Wednesday — almost inevitably mean an expectation of flooding. In places including Hampton, Newport News, Virginia Beach and, of course, Norfolk, streets and...
  • Flood watch issued across region; 2 inches of rain possible through Thursday morning

    Flood watch issued across region; 2 inches of rain possible through Thursday morning
    A flood watch is in effect across much of the Baltimore region starting at 6 p.m., with two inches of rain possible overnight into Thursday morning. The National Weather Service issued the watch through late Wednesday night, cautioning that heavy rain...
  • Rain likely through midday, with flooding possible

    Rain likely through midday, with flooding possible
    Rain is likely to continue through Thursday morning, with blustery winds and cool temperatures. Isolated flooding is possible. Temperatures dropped to 59 degrees at BWI Marshall Airport and 60 degrees at the Inner Harbor early Friday morning, expected...
  • Forest Service thinks California's drought caused a massive mudslide

    Jonathan Dove was patrolling Mt. Shasta on a clear, warm afternoon when a group of backpackers asked him if Mud Creek Canyon on the Northern California peak always flowed so heavily. The U.S. Forest Service climbing ranger scrambled up a ridge to...
  • Tips: Take September to learn about natural disasters, hazards

    Tips: Take September to learn about natural disasters, hazards
    Over the last 30 years, U.S. floods have caused on average $8.2 billion in damages annually. Wildfire suppression costs in the United States have averaged $1.54 billion annually for the last 10 years. Hurricane Sandy caused an estimated $65 billion in...