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Floods and Flooding

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  • West Virginia residents evacuate homes after landslide

    Authorities were concerned Friday that heavy rains could worsen a landslide next to a West Virginia hilltop airport that already has forced residents out of a few dozen homes in Charleston. The National Weather Service said up to 2 inches of rain was...
  • National forest in Ohio closes campgrounds due to heavy rain

    High water has already closed some roads along the Ohio River and rising water levels along the Little Muskingum River led officials to close some campgrounds in the Wayne National Forest in southern Ohio. Forest officials say they closed the Lane Farm...
  • FEMA To Review Every Sandy Flood Insurance Claim

    TRENTON, N.J. — Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have agreed to reopen and review every flood insurance claim filed by storm Sandy victims. The review will involve roughly 144,000 claims and not limit corrective action to 2,200 that...
  • Road reopens after water main break in Philadelphia suburb

    A suburban Philadelphia roadway has reopened after a water main break caused flooding and traffic detours. North Penn Water Authority says the pipe ruptured around 12 a.m. Thursday on Cannon Avenue in Lansdale. The company had expected the street to...
  • Environmental advocates say state ignoring Everglades land deal

    Environmental advocates say state ignoring Everglades land deal
    Warning that time is running out to save the Everglades, environmental activists Thursday tried to turn up pressure on state leaders to buy more sugar industry land south of Lake Okeechobee. Environmental advocates argue that the South Water Management...
  • Rising Ohio River could back up sewers, flood Pittsburgh lot

    The National Weather Service says a rising Ohio River could back up some sewers in Pittsburgh. Forecasters expect the river to reach 21.2 feet after midnight Wednesday, just above the level where city sewers start backing up. The Monongahela River...
  • At state of the village, residents bemoan lack of stormwater plan

    While the village had much to boast about at its first State of the Village Address at Ela Library on March 9, one group of residents wanted the village to address the stormwater management issues affecting the Cedar Creek and Bristol Trails subdivisions....
  • Flood-control project causes headaches for homeowners

    Flood-control project causes headaches for homeowners
    Q: The park district along with my county completed some major flood control in the neighborhood to the tune of $11 million. I am directly affected because my property borders the park. After living here for 26 years with a lake view, I now have a 21-...
  • Flooding temporarily halts work on Louisville bridge project

    Flooding along the Ohio River has temporarily halted work on a new bridge that will link Jeffersonville, Indiana, and downtown Louisville, Kentucky. Ohio River Bridges Project spokeswoman Mindy Peterson tells the News and Tribune (http://bit.ly/1Htv3sC )...
  • St. Charles officials to launch study of 7th Avenue Creek flooding

    St. Charles officials to launch study of 7th Avenue Creek flooding
    When it rains, east St. Charles couple Marty and Carolelynn Hauschild can't sleep. Instead, one of them is awake and prepared to begin pumping water out of their basement. One particularly intense storm in September 2008 flooded the basement with...
  • Flooding, development on minds of Elmhurst candidates

     Flooding, development on minds of Elmhurst candidates
    Elmhurst voters face choices for alderman in four city wards in the April 7 election. One of two seats in the seven wards comes up for election in each consolidated election cycle, but incumbents in three wards are running unopposed. They are Dannee...