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Floods and Flooding

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  • Newington Officials Ask DEEP To Communicate About Flood Control Project

    NEWINGTON -- Local officials are concerned that the state has no plans to send homeowners letters informing them of an upcoming flood control maintenance project in the northwest section of town. The Department of Energy and Environmental Project will do...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 1938 storm changes Los Angeles River

     
    On Feb. 27 and 28, 1938, a storm soaked Southern California with 4.4 inches of rain. Late on March 1, 1938, a new storm arrived dropping 10 inches in Los Angeles and more in mountain areas. Rivers overflowed and dozens were killed....
  • 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...
  • Westmont voters may decide how to fund flood-control projects

    Westmont voters may decide how to fund flood-control projects
    A referendum question asking Westmont residents and taxpayers to fund various flood control projects will likely be on the April municipal election ballot. The exact question has not been decided, with options including funding the projects with a new 1...
  • 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-...
  • Forecasters: After California's storm, a brief respite before weaker systems move in

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Lingering showers Friday from the big storm the day before left the San Francisco Bay Area with some impressive rainfall totals, but residents can expect a mostly dry weekend to shake it off before getting soaked again late Sunday....
  • Sunny, cool weather continues

    Sunny, cool weather continues
    Expect another overall cool day, cold in the morning, mild in the afternoon and brisk in the evening. It also should be mostly sunny and clear. Before dawn, temperatures across the region were in the high 40s and low 50s. Otherwise, South Florida's...
  • Special Report: Flirting with retreat along Britain's battered shores

    Bryony Nierop-Reading has what she calls a million-dollar view from her clifftop property in east England, looking out over North Sea swells beyond a sandy beach where gulls wheel overhead. The drawback: The place is all but worthless. Her bungalow...