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Floods and Flooding

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  • Jerry Zezima: Fixing a flood of laundry issues

    Life is a vicious cycle because there is always a laundry list of things to do. This is especially true if you have to do the laundry, in which case there are three cycles: wash, rinse and spin. But you can't do the laundry, as my wife, Sue, and I...
  • 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...
  • Ugly sight awaits flooded cars' owners at UCLA stadium lot

    Ugly sight awaits flooded cars' owners at UCLA stadium lot
    They came in all makes and models — old and new, red, black and phantom gray. They had names: "Zippy," "the Philly Mobile." And they carried memories — of trips to Disneyland, the beach and big moves to Los Angeles. But on Tuesday, in an...
  • 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...
  • Flooding closes Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce office

     Flooding closes Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce office
    The Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce office is expected to be closed for the week following Saturday's heavy rains that caused flooding. The chamber is housed in the basement level of the Village Bank and Trust's location at 311 S. Arlington...
  • On the way: Thunderstorms, torrential rain, possible flooding

    On the way: Thunderstorms, torrential rain, possible flooding
    Officials said a storm system is expected to hit northeast Illinois this afternoon that could produce scattered thunderstorms, torrential rain, gusty winds and possible flooding. According to the National Weather Service, the storms will move eastward...
  • Tropical depression forms in Caribbean, could become hurricane

    MIAMI (Reuters) - A tropical depression formed over the Turks and Caicos Islands on Saturday after drenching Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, and could become a hurricane as it moves over the warm open waters near the Bahamas, the National...
  • Survey shows Hampton Roads residents have the wrong idea about flooding, flood insurance

    Survey shows Hampton Roads residents have the wrong idea about flooding, flood insurance
    Two surprises cropped up in a new survey on perceptions about sea level rise in Hampton Roads: Fewer people than last year believe flooding has increased and, when it does flood, they believe their homeowner's insurance will cover it. Wrong on both...
  • Twelve dead, 36,000 homeless in Niger flooding

    NIAMEY (Reuters) - At least 12 people have been killed and more than 36,000 made homeless in Niger due to flooding caused by heavy seasonal rainfall, the government said. Floods are an annually recurring problem in the West African country during the...
  • Flooding in Angel Stadium shuts team store, damages other areas

    Repair crews scrambled to dry out Angel Stadium on Friday after a pipe burst in the wee hours of the morning caused extensive water damage throughout the ballpark. The Angel Stadium team store was closed Friday, but spokesman Tim Mead said the team...
  • Flash flood warnings in west, south suburbs

    Flash flood warnings in west, south suburbs
    A 10-mile-wide band of thunderstorms dumped nearly 5 inches of rain on many parts of the Chicago area overnight, closing the Eisenhower Expressway for a time, halting Blue Line trains and causing flooding in several west and south suburbs. As of 7 a.m.,...