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Floods and Flooding

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  • Worst of strong storm to hit L.A. area appears to be over

    Worst of strong storm to hit L.A. area appears to be over
    The worst of a powerful storm that flooded streets and sent destructive mud flows barreling into homes is over for Southern California. The storm dumped up to 2 inches along the coast and valleys in a matter of hours and 2 to 4 inches in the mountains...
  • Tornado touches down in Los Angeles as storm pounds California

    Tornado touches down in Los Angeles as storm pounds California
    A Pacific storm pounded Southern California with heavy rain and high winds on Friday, triggering a small tornado, flash floods and mudslides that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of homes, damaged dozens of others and disrupted passenger rail...
  • Storm brings relief, but also triggers mudslides, floods and outages

    Storm brings relief, but also triggers mudslides, floods and outages
    Bill Golubics went to sleep fully clothed in his recliner in case the charred slope behind his house came down in the night. The home next door on San Como Lane in Camarillo Springs was red-tagged in October and he knew his could be next. The 77-year-...
  • Three new storms headed to Southern California

    Southern Californians will get drenched this week with three storms before the weekend, the National Weather Service said Monday. The first storm, which was expected to begin dousing the state tonight, will be followed by a stronger one Tuesday, which...
  • Sunny and nice today

    Sunny and nice today
    The folks over at the Chamber of Commerce are probably jumping for joy today, as our picture perfect weather continues. South Florida's Wednesday forecast calls for sunny skies with afternoon highs in the mid 70s and evening readings in the low 60s....
  • Income expected to rise in 2015, while some costs fall

    Income expected to rise in 2015, while some costs fall
    You might find a little more cash in your wallet this year — possibly from a raise, but certainly from lower costs. An improving economy could lead to higher pay in a year when gasoline, electricity and property insurance all will cost less,...
  • Park Ridge rejects flood control project

    Park Ridge rejects flood control project
    A $48.7 million flood control plan proposed for the neighborhood near the Park Ridge Country Club is all but dead after aldermen overwhelmingly rejected its kickoff contract. Meeting as its informal committee-of-the-whole, the Park Ridge City Council...
  • More Lake Okeechobee draining begins Friday

    More Lake Okeechobee draining begins Friday
    High water levels in Lake Okeechobee are triggering a new round of lake water draining to the east coast to lower South Florida flood risks. Draining away water eases the strain on the lake's troubled dike, considered one of the country's most at risk of...
  • 2015 preview: Hinsdale, Oak Brook and Elmhurst

    2015 preview: Hinsdale, Oak Brook and Elmhurst
    No one knows with certainty what the new year will bring. But here are some stories that are likely to make news in 2015. School board race in District 86 The race for three vacancies on the Hinsdale Township District 86 School board is likely to be...
  • Baltimore expected to hit nuisance flooding 'tipping point' by 2020

    Baltimore expected to hit nuisance flooding 'tipping point' by 2020
    Annapolis has already reached a "tipping point" with more than 30 nuisance flooding events per year, and Baltimore is expected to surpass that total by 2020, according to a NOAA study published Thursday. By 2050, a majority of the U.S. coastline will...
  • Flood, drought risks must be managed, with or without climate change

    In one case a major metropolis was flooded within hours, leaving thousands homeless, millions without power, transportation and businesses shut down, and a mass human crisis. In the other case, three years of sunshine and blue skies have left water...