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Floods and Flooding

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  • No flooding from king tides in Newport, H.B., Seal Beach

    The king tides that rolled into Orange County beach communities Tuesday morning did not result in the flooding that the National Weather Service had warned about, officials said. The service issued a warning Monday that above-average high tides could...
  • New Hope renaissance to get boost as landmark Odette's rebuilds

    Odette's was once the gateway to New Hope, a lively cabaret bar on the edge of town that for decades epitomized the ebullient spirit of the famously gay-friendly borough. But lately, it's been an eyesore. After being ravaged by floods, the historic...
  • Sewer extension to mark end of 2011 project

    The last of the stormwater relief projects of 2011 is expected to get started this summer on Kenwood Avenue. VALPARAISO -- The last of the stormwater relief projects of 2011 is expected to get started this summer on Kenwood Avenue. The city will put...
  • NASA launches Earth-observing satellite

    NASA launches Earth-observing satellite
    A NASA satellite lifted off early Saturday with the hope it will transmit data that will help the world do a better job of preparing for floods and droughts. The satellite is on a three-year mission to track the amount of water locked in soil, which may...
  • Report offers storm-risk framework for Hampton Roads, coastal communities

    Report offers storm-risk framework for Hampton Roads, coastal communities
    After Hurricane Sandy swept up the East Coast in October 2012, devastating coastal communities, President Barack Obama called for an analysis of flood risks to vulnerable areas and ways for communities to adapt. On Wednesday, the U.S. Army Corps of...
  • High tides could bring minor flooding today and Wednesday, forecasters say

    The National Weather Service cautioned about possible tidal flooding in some Orange County beach communities until Wednesday. Newport Beach likely will see "king tides," or above average high tides, starting Tuesday that could reach 6 to 7 feet, said...
  • Car smashes hydrant; person is extricated as geyser floods road [Video]

    Car smashes hydrant; person is extricated as geyser floods road [Video]
    At least three people were injured when a traffic collision in Hawthorne sent a car crashing into a fire hydrant, unleashing a geyser of water that flooded an intersection. Police and fire officials said the two-car crash occurred around 11:30 p.m....
  • Tide gauges to monitor Hampton, Severn rivers

    Tide gauges to monitor Hampton, Severn rivers
    Tide gauges being installed on rivers in Gloucester and Hampton will allow scientists and residents alike to have a better understanding of local tides and forecasting. "This is one piece of our whole monitoring network, not just in the Chesapeake Bay...
  • Westmont voters to weigh-in on sales tax for stormwater improvements

    Westmont voters to weigh-in on sales tax for stormwater improvements
    Westmont trustees this month agreed to include a referendum on the April municipal election ballot that will ask residents whether or not to implement a 0.5 percent sales tax to fund stormwater projects in town. For months, the board has been mulling...
  • Park Ridge considers $58,000 study of adding stormwater fee

    A $58,000 study to determine whether Park Ridge should implement a new fee to pay for future, still unidentified flood-control projects across the city is under consideration by elected officials. The Park Ridge City Council, meeting as a Committee of...
  • Winnetka partners with FEMA on flood insurance program

    Winnetka partners with FEMA on flood insurance program
    Winnetka residents living in neighborhoods designated as flood-prone areas may soon have a chance to buy discounted flood insurance through a village partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The voluntary program, which is part of the...