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Floods and Flooding

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  • Nor'easter Expected To Bring Heavy Rain

    Nor'easter Expected To Bring Heavy Rain
    A nor'easter is expected to bring anywhere from 1 1/2 to 3 inches of rain to the state Tuesday. A flood watch is in effect for the entire state. Winter weather advisories were issued for Hartford, Tolland Litchfield and Windham counties until 10 a.m....
  • Blizzard on its way to California, forecasters say

    Blizzard on its way to California, forecasters say
    California is already facing heavy rain, strong winds and flooding with a major storm expected to hit late Wednesday. Now there's a blizzard warning. The National Weather Service has issued the warning for northern communities above 6,000 feet including...
  • Plainville Seeking More Grants To Buy, Raze Flood Plain Homes

    PLAINVILLE — All 13 of the often-flooded homes along the Pequabuck River that the town bought with federal funds have been demolished, and nine others may torn down if more federal money comes in, Town Manager Robert Lee said Wednesday. "I had...
  • Flood designation troubles homeowner

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: Our son bought a home about 10 years ago in Ohio. He made extensive renovations to the home in 2010. Around that time, he found out from his neighbor that his house is located in a special flood hazard area. The...
  • California storm: 113,000 still without power, travel disrupted

    California storm: 113,000 still without power, travel disrupted
    A storm pummeling Northern California, one of its biggest in years, left about 100,000 San Francisco homes and businesses without power at one point on Thursday, closed roads and parks and caused the cancellation of more than 200 flights. Power has been...
  • Powerful storm could bring tornadoes, waterspouts to Southern California

    Powerful storm could bring tornadoes, waterspouts to Southern California
    A powerful storm pummeling Northern California with heavy rain and wind gusts of more than 100 mph could bring isolated waterspouts and small tornadoes to the Southern California coast. The storm is expected to reach the area at about 1 a.m. Friday...
  • Tens of thousands without power, flights disrupted as storm hits northern California

    Tens of thousands without power, flights disrupted as storm hits northern California
    A major storm pummeled California and the Pacific Northwest on Thursday with heavy rain and high winds, killing one man, knocking out power to tens of thousands of homes, disrupting flights and prompting schools to close. Some 240 departing and incoming...
  • Sunny, cool weather continues

    Sunny, cool weather continues
    Expect another overall cool day, cold in the morning, mild in the afternoon and brisk in the evening. It also should be mostly sunny and clear. Before dawn, temperatures across the region were in the high 40s and low 50s. Otherwise, South Florida's...
  • DuPage Co. board chairman candidates diverge on flood fixes

    DuPage Co. board chairman candidates diverge on flood fixes
    The candidates to lead the DuPage County Board offer different views on whether the county should impose a stormwater fee on property owners. Incumbent County Board Chairman Dan Cronin believes there is merit to a payment system based on how much...
  • Grant will help buy, demolish flood-prone homes

    Grant will help buy, demolish flood-prone homes
    Downers Grove received a federal grant this week to assist the village in addressing flooding problems in the area. The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Tuesday that it awarded the village more than $820,000 as part of its Hazard Mitigation...
  • Residents ask Wilmette officials to address west side flooding

    Residents ask Wilmette officials to address west side flooding
    With officials in Wilmette expected to unveil the findings of a consultant's stormwater action plan this fall, some living on the west side of the village are asking that immediate improvements be made before a long-range flood prevention program is...