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Floods and Flooding

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  • Storm brings lightning, flooding to Northern California

    Storm brings lightning, flooding to Northern California
    Lightning, flooding and snow was reported throughout Northern California as the season's biggest storm dumped rain across the state. Numerous lightning strikes were recorded off the Bay Area, and forecasters warned that some strikes were possible...
  • 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...
  • California rain: 80-foot-wide mudslide; 14 rescued after flash flood

    California rain: 80-foot-wide mudslide; 14 rescued after flash flood
    The season’s biggest storm washed out a road in Riverside County early Thursday, spurring the rescue of 14 people from five marooned cars in Gilman Springs, officials said. Meanwhile, in San Diego County, mudslides and flooding were reported in...
  • 2014 set to be hottest year on record, U.N. climate agency reports

    2014 set to be hottest year on record, U.N. climate agency reports
    This year is on track to be the hottest on record, with rising sea surface temperatures linked to the spread of extreme weather events around the globe, the United Nations climate agency reported Wednesday. The global average air and sea temperatures...
  • Major storm soaks Southern California

    Major storm soaks Southern California
    A major storm drenched Southern California on Tuesday, causing traffic tie-ups across the region but few reports of mudslides or major flooding. According to the National Weather Service, 1.5 inches of rain fell in downtown Los Angeles, breaking a Dec....
  • Vehicles caught in 1920s downpours

     
    Vehicles around Los Angeles caught in 1920s downpours....