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Floods and Flooding

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  • Teen Choice Awards to Change Venue After UCLA Flood

    This year's Teen Choice Awards has been forced to change venues after water flooded Pauly Pavilion near UCLA earlier this week. The show, set for Aug. 10 on Fox, will move to the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, according to the show's producers. "We...
  • Lake County Public Works cautioning residents about the dangers of flooding

    Lake County’s Public Works Department is trying to get out the message to residents that during the rainy season, flooding can occur – and citizens should absolutely not make the mistake of underestimating the often devastating impact of...
  • Make mitigation national priority before another hurricane strikes

    Insanity can be defined as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result every time. It could also describe our national disaster policy, which consists largely of doling out billions in aid after a storm and doing little to...
  • Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore

    Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore
    Shore Up Connecticut is a policy mistake. A state loan program named Shore Back Connecticut would make more sense because retreat from the coast is the only viable long-term option. Recent developments in Antarctica have made this crystal clear. As I...
  • Tropical wave could cause localized flooding

    Tropical wave could cause localized flooding
    South Florida likely will see thunderstorms, heavy rains and potential street flooding starting today and continuing through Tuesday, the result of a tropical wave near the coast, the National Weather Service said. Meteorologist Alex Gibbs said the...
  • Iselle hits Hawaii: Heavy rain damages homes; roads blocked

    Iselle hits Hawaii: Heavy rain damages homes; roads blocked
    Tropical Storm Iselle buffeted Hawaii’s Big Island and Maui early Friday, bringing heavy rains, strong winds, downed trees and power outages and sending many tourists packing home as the state braced for a second storm on Sunday that is expected...
  • O'Malley proposes $5k grants for flood victims

    O'Malley proposes $5k grants for flood victims
    Residents inundated by June floods in Western Maryland can apply for $5,000 in state cash, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday. The program will give grants to help cover medical, housing, and food expenses caused by June 12 flash floods that...
  • Storms from 1,000 miles away can damage us

    Storms from 1,000 miles away can damage us
    It was a mushy tropical wave near Central Florida — yet it unleashed a torrent of rain that flooded streets from Miami to Jupiter on Tuesday. Whether a weak wave or a powerful hurricane, tropical systems can pound coastal areas even if they're 1,...
  • Hawaii braces for two hurricanes

    Hawaii braces for two hurricanes
    Hawaii braced for a one-two punch from a pair of major storms barreling toward the archipelago on Thursday, with Hurricane Iselle leading the way bringing high winds and heavy surf as Hurricane Julio gathered steam behind it, U.S. officials said. Wind...
  • Rainy forecast means no State Fair parade for Quinn, Rauner

    Rainy forecast means no State Fair parade for Quinn, Rauner
    SPRINGFIELD — After waves of TV ads, voters already may think Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican rival Bruce Rauner are all wet when it comes to their politics, but at least tonight it won’t be from marching in the rain. In a rare...
  • Cars and people nearly swept away in US 95 flash flood near Vegas

     
    Filed under: Etc., Videos Nevada may not often be thought of as a state plagued by heavy rains, but some residents who are being inundated with severe storms that are causing flash flooding and mudslides might beg to differ. One recent deluge was strong...