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Floods and Flooding

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  • Board won't wade in on condo flooding problem

    Board won't wade in on condo flooding problem
    Q. My condominium unit is one of two garden-level condos in a small condo association. Four times in the last eight years, both garden units have experienced flooding during heavy rains allegedly because of backed-up sewers. We approached the board...
  • Flood mud, debris keeping Pittsburgh parking wharf closed

    A riverfront parking lot in Pittsburgh remains closed after weekend flooding. The city's parking authority says it'll start cleaning up mud and debris from the Monongahela River Parking Wharf on Monday. The Pittsburgh Parking Authority closed the...
  • State seeks source of Logan County yard flooding

    Creeks in the Omar area of Logan County might run red this week as the state looks for the source of yard flooding. The Department of Environmental Protection says it plans to begin conducting dye testing on Monday in an attempt to find the source of the...
  • Flood-control project in northwestern Ohio would cost $66M

    A plan to reduce flooding along the Blanchard River in northwestern Ohio, which includes building a 10-mile channel to divert water away from downtown Findlay, would cost nearly $66 million, according to the federal agency overseeing the project. The...
  • Millions facing higher premium rates for flood insurance

    A $24 billion sea of red ink has millions of Americans in vulnerable flood zones, including homeowners still struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy, facing steep increases in flood insurance premiums. New legislation that went into effect this month...
  • Weather: Flood advisory issued for Osceola County

    Weather: Flood advisory issued for Osceola County
    The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory until 11:15 p.m. There could be some minor flooding after heavy rain storms swept through the area. Areas with poor drainage areas in Kissimmee, St. Cloud and Holopaw could see some overflow. A...
  • Voters agree on half-percent sales tax hike in Westmont

    Voters agree on half-percent sales tax hike in Westmont
    By Joseph Ruzich A new half-percent sales tax approved by voters on April 7 will help pay for stormwater projects in Westmont. With 27 of 27 precincts reporting, residents voted 50 to 49 percent in unofficial vote totals in support of the referendum...
  • Storm causes floods, power outages, 90 mph wind in Lake County

    Lake County was spared the worst of the violent storm that plowed through north central Illinois on Thursday as the local impact included flooded roads and basements as well as some power outages. The National Weather Service confirmed there was a...
  • Parts of Ohio recovering as week of rain, storms ends

    Heavy rain and storms moved through Ohio on Friday, wrapping up a soggy work week that brought flooding and damage to many parts of the state. Flood warnings and flash flood watches lingered Friday in southern and southeastern Ohio as residents in...
  • Flood forecast: Pittsburgh wharf closed, creeks on watch

    A flash flood watch is in effect for six western Pennsylvania counties and forecasters say a rising Ohio River will flood parts of Pittsburgh's North Shore Riverwalk. The National Weather Service says as little as a half-inch of rain on saturated...
  • Portion of interstate closed due to flooding

    An interstate was closed north of Milwaukee after several vehicles became partially submerged in flood water due to heavy rain. Ozaukee County Sheriff's Lt. Cory McCormick says no one was hurt when the water flooding their vehicles in the southbound...