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Floods and Flooding

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  • Plainville Seeking More Grants To Buy, Raze Flood Plain Homes

    PLAINVILLE — All 13 of the often-flooded homes along the Pequabuck River that the town bought with federal funds have been demolished, and nine others may torn down if more federal money comes in, Town Manager Robert Lee said Wednesday. "I had...
  • Nor'easter punishes New England with rain, flooding and snow

    A nor'easter slammed into New England with freezing rain, 60-mph winds and flooding, and up to 6 inches of snow was expected in western Massachusetts by Tuesday night. Numerous state routes on Cape Cod and in the greater Boston area were temporarily...
  • Nor'easter Expected To Bring Heavy Rain

    Nor'easter Expected To Bring Heavy Rain
    A nor'easter is expected to bring anywhere from 1 1/2 to 3 inches of rain to the state Tuesday. A flood watch is in effect for the entire state. Winter weather advisories were issued for Hartford, Tolland Litchfield and Windham counties until 10 a.m....
  • Blizzard on its way to California, forecasters say

    Blizzard on its way to California, forecasters say
    California is already facing heavy rain, strong winds and flooding with a major storm expected to hit late Wednesday. Now there's a blizzard warning. The National Weather Service has issued the warning for northern communities above 6,000 feet including...
  • Vehicles caught in 1920s downpours

     
    Vehicles around Los Angeles caught in 1920s downpours....
  • Heavy rain likely, coastal flood advisory issued for Hampton Roads Tuesday

    Heavy rain likely, coastal flood advisory issued for Hampton Roads Tuesday
    Pack your umbrella Tuesday and watch out for flooding, especially in low-lying areas near the coast. The National Weather Service is calling for an 90 percent chance for rain, which is expected to be heavy at times. A coastal flood advisory is in effect...
  • Number of homes planned for Country Lakes cut by 26

    Number of homes planned for Country Lakes cut by 26
    A developer has cut the number of homes planned for the Country Lakes Country Club property in Naperville following an outcry from neighbors. But that adjustment, the addition of a park and other changes aren't enough, some say, to ease their concerns...
  • Rain, Ice Forecast For Tuesday Morning Commute

    Rain, Ice Forecast For Tuesday Morning Commute
    A flood watch is in effect for Connecticut Tuesday, as a storm dumps 1 -3 inches of rain. Some of the rain with be mixed with ice, just in time for the morning commute, said FOX CT Meteorologist Joe Furey. The flood watch will be in effect in Hartford,...
  • El Niño may be getting too much credit for California rainfall

    El Niño may be getting too much credit for California rainfall
    Few things in the world of Southern California weather generate more curiosity, research, debate and occasional trash talk than El Niño. El Niño storms have brought some of the region's heaviest drenchings, but experts say they are also among the most...
  • Kaine sees climate change as a key issue for Congress

    Kaine sees climate change as a key issue for Congress
    WILLIAMSBURG — A couple of thoughts about Hampton Roads keep Sen. Tim Kaine up at night – a memory of a briefing about hurricane evacuation after his election as governor, and a forecast that in another 25 years, Hampton Boulevard, the main...
  • Downers Grove considers rebates for flood control projects

     Downers Grove considers rebates for flood control projects
    A Downers Grove councilman wants to sweeten the deal for residents who complete stormwater projects on their property. Commissioner Greg Hosé is proposing that the village boost the financial breaks it offers to entice more homeowners to reduce water...