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Floods and Flooding

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  • After chilly morning, highs return to 70s; coastal flood advisory in effect

    After chilly morning, highs return to 70s; coastal flood advisory in effect
    Another chilly fall morning is forecast Monday, albeit not as cold as Sunday's, and a rebound in temperatures is forecast throughout the day. Temperatures dropped into the 30s for a second consecutive morning Monday, with a low of 39 degrees at...
  • 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...
  • Coastal flood warning for Baltimore area Saturday as colder weather moves in

    Coastal flood warning for Baltimore area Saturday as colder weather moves in
    Some areas in the Baltimore region flooded overnight after a rainstorm, with tides expected to remain two and a half feet above normal throughout Saturday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service issued a...
  • Serbia gets $300 million from World Bank to aid floods recovery

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - The World Bank has approved a $300 million 30-year loan to help Serbia recover from floods in May that killed 57 people and devastated its energy sector, the lender said in a statement on Saturday. The heaviest rainfall in living...
  • Officials: Avoid boating on St. Johns and other rivers this weekend

    Officials: Avoid boating on St. Johns and other rivers this weekend
    Emergency management officials are urging residents to avoid boating on the region's waterways — including the St. Johns and Wekiva rivers — because the high water levels may hide submerged docks, tree limbs and other debris, thereby...
  • County officials not too concerned about flooding after touring St. Johns River

    County officials not too concerned about flooding after touring St. Johns River
    Emergency management officials from three counties — Lake, Seminole and Volusia — took boat tours of the St. Johns River on Thursday to monitor water levels and check for flooding along the water's edge. "I think everything went well," said...
  • Flood insurance fees drop in Tamarac

    Flood insurance fees have decreased in Tamarac, as more than 60 percent of the properties in the city are no longer in a flood zone. The city's Building Department officials worked closely with representatives from FEMA, Broward County and the Florida...
  • Private flood insurance offerings grow, but not for cheap subsidized policies

    Private flood insurance offerings grow, but not for cheap subsidized policies
    South Florida homeowners concerned about the rising cost of their flood insurance are being encouraged by the state to find out whether a policy written by a private company can save them money. So far, shoppers will find only a few companies competing...
  • Thousands of properties added to flood zones

    Thousands of properties added to flood zones
    Thousands of properties would be added to flood zones in Palm Beach County under proposed new federal flood maps. Although 35,891 parcels would be removed, 62,041 would be added because they at least border a Special Flood Hazard Area, according to a...
  • India's plan to raise dam heightens fear in flood-prone villages

    India's plan to raise dam heightens fear in flood-prone villages
    Kartik Prajapati, a villager in western India, has a problem: He is certain that his house will be flooded, leaving him homeless. Like many villagers on the banks of the Narmada River, which flows through Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra states,...
  • 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...