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  • City to provide sandbags for possible flooding

    City to provide sandbags for possible flooding
    With significant rainfall expected throughout much of Southern California Tuesday and Wednesday, the city of Burbank will make sandbags available to help city residents and business owners prepare for the possibility of flash floods. A Pacific storm...
  • Hampton Roads legislators call for new state fund for flooding assistance

    Hampton Roads legislators call for new state fund for flooding assistance
    Several Hampton Roads legislators are calling for a new state fund to help people in flood-prone areas with low-interest loans. Eventually, the fund could use state dollars to back millions in property improvement loans. Hopes for the coming year are...
  • More Lake Okeechobee water pumped south this year, instead of out to sea

    More Lake Okeechobee water pumped south this year, instead of out to sea
    Three times as much Lake Okeechobee water flowed south through drainage canals this year than a year ago, sparing the east and west coasts from another damaging deluge of lake dumping. South Florida benefited from well-timed rain and a renewed focus...
  • Weather: Up to 9 inches of rain across Central FL; cool temps expected later

    Weather: Up to 9 inches of rain across Central FL; cool temps expected later
    As the rain continues to fall across Central Florida, temperatures will steadily drop into the 50s by this afternoon due to a passing cold front, meteorologists say. Some areas in Brevard and Volusia counties saw 7 to 9 inches of rain since Tuesday...
  • Flood-prone homes in Glenview may be demolished

    Flood-prone homes in Glenview may be demolished
    The village of Glenview is moving forward with plans to purchase and demolish up to 18 homes located in the Chicago River flood plain. Officials hope homeowners will participate in the voluntary buyout program in order to avoid further flood damage...
  • New York braces for flooding as warming trend follows epic snowstorm

    New York braces for flooding as warming trend follows epic snowstorm
    Even though her street was buried under 3 feet of snow, Jean Ulrich considered herself lucky so far. The octogenarian and lifelong resident of Bowmansville, just outside Buffalo, has seen lots of snow before — but never, she said, like last week....
  • Western New York braces for flooding as record snow melts

    Western New York braces for flooding as record snow melts
    The area around Buffalo, New York, braced Sunday for potential flooding as warming temperatures began to melt up to 7 feet of snow that fell in a record storm last week in which 13 people died. More than 650 members of the New York National Guard were in...
  • Volunteer snow shovelers hit Buffalo streets as flooding fears rise

    Volunteer snow shovelers hit Buffalo streets as flooding fears rise
    As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend also raised the threat of flooding....
  • South Florida must lead on climate change

    South Florida must lead on climate change
    "Climate Change" should have been an election issue. It wasn't. Nationally the two words are so politically poisonous that candidates merely babbled, "I'm no scientist…" when questioned, and Congress remains paralyzed. In South Florida, you don't...
  • Massive snowfall leads to major flood threat in western New York

    A massive storm that dumped about a year’s worth of snow this week over western New York finally ended Friday but left in its wake the threat of major flooding as mountains of snow began to melt under warming temperatures. National Guard troops...
  • Westmont delays vote on assisted-living facility

    Westmont delays vote on assisted-living facility
    Westmont trustees have postponed a vote on the controversial proposal for a new assisted-living facility on the south end of town. Trustees said they decided on the delay last week because they wanted to hear from two trustees, James Addington and Steve...