| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:19 PM
North Carolina's Outer Banks absorbed a direct hit from Hurricane Arthur on Friday but emerged with only minimal damage as the storm blew out to sea and threatened riptides and flooding from New Jersey to Massachusetts.
"I think we dodged one," Mike...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 5:29 AM
At least 80 people have been killed and more than 100 are missing in two days of severe flooding in northern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.
Families were searching desperately for loved ones amid the wreckage of water-logged villages after flash...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Poquoson homeowners qualify for a 10 percent reduction on flood insurance since the Federal Emergency Management Agency upgraded the city’s community rating.
This amounts to an average savings of $93 on annual premiums, and a total savings of...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 2:17 AM
A tornado watch for northern Illinois, including Chicago and surrounding areas, expired at 1 a.m. after strong thunderstorms rolled through the area.
Flood warnings remain in effect for the east branch of the DuPage River at Bolingbrook, from Sunday...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Q: Why has there never been a guide rail erected at the hard curve on Schantz Road at the Schantz Spring reservoir to protect the spillway from wayward vehicles? PennDOT rumble-stripped the center line last year, but no guide rail. Also, repeated runoff...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Residents looking for a solution to their Cedar Creek flooding problems are going to have to wait at least until July 7, as officials hit the pause button on a vote that would have jump-started design of the plan.
Both proposals on the table at meeting...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:51 PM
A recent study on flooding in Downers Grove estimates that millions of dollars of infrastructure upgrades are needed to improve the flow of stormwater and prevent flooding to area homes and businesses.
A civil engineering consulting firm in Aurora was...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Two areas hard hit by flooding last spring are targeted for hundreds of thousands of dollars in infrastructure upgrades this summer.
Downers Grove officials are considering separate projects at Hill Street and Grand Avenue and at Washington and 40th...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Flash floods throughout the Lehigh Valley caused several traffic accidents, but few injuries Monday evening.
In Allentown, a car became stuck in deep water under a railroad bridge on South Eighth Street, south of Tioga Street, at 6:25 p.m. Reinaldo...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:50 PM
About 20 Elmhurst residents squeezed into a small conference room Monday to complain to members of the Public Works Committee that chronic stormwater flooding problems appear to be worsening over years of what they see as a lack of effective action by...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:26 AM
More than a year after Elmhurst city officials proposed using open lands belonging to Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 and the Elmhurst Park District as components in the city's flood control efforts, neither agency has signed on to the plan....