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Floods and Flooding

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  • Hail coats beach as storm brings lightning, flood warnings

    Hail coats beach as storm brings lightning, flood warnings
    A winter storm brought hail to parts of Southern California on Monday, and dangerous lightning extended from Hermosa Beach to the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Meanwhile, a flash flood warning was issued for parts of Orange County where a fire last year...
  • 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...
  • DuPage County releases new flood prevention report

     DuPage County releases new flood prevention report
    Rachel Schuette and her family still are recovering from floods that ravaged the area almost two years ago. Seven feet of water poured into her basement in Lisle, a town particularly hard hit among widespread damage in April 2013. More than a quarter of...
  • Elmhurst officials report progress on flood work, including quarry

    Elmhurst officials report progress on flood work, including quarry
    Elmhurst Public Works Committee members heard this week that the city is making some progress on flood relief efforts, including preliminary plans for temporary storage at Elmhurst quarry. Meanwhile, officials are awaiting an expected Wednesday night...
  • Regional flood relief efforts outlined in La Grange

    Regional flood relief efforts outlined in La Grange
    Potential regional flood relief measures along the Plainfield Road corridor could include more storm sewer capacity, ditches and detention ponds south of La Grange. Representatives of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District stretched out large...
  • March roars into Indiana, bringing up to 10 inches of snow

    March roared into Indiana on Sunday, dumping 8 inches or more of snow in some areas and bringing a threat of possible flooding early this week because of expected rain and snow melt. The National Weather Service said temperatures are expected to soar...
  • There's Beauty On Frozen Connecticut River, But Danger, Too

     There's Beauty On Frozen Connecticut River, But Danger, Too
    Each February and March for the past decade, Captain Mark Yuknat has been taking passengers aboard the RiverQuest to see the majestic bald eagles that feed and nest along the open waters of the lower Connecticut River. Not this winter. The 65-...
  • Indiana officials warn about potential flooding this week

    The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is warning people with property in flood prone areas to remain alert to daily weather conditions in the coming days. The National Weather Service says heavy rainfall is possible Tuesday afternoon and night in...
  • Saturday showers flood parts of South Florida, sun to shine Sunday

    Saturday showers flood parts of South Florida, sun to shine Sunday
    Showers on Saturday flooded parts of South Florida, but forecasters predict the sun will shine on Sunday. After being pummeled with rain, the National Weather Service is predicting South Florida will have partly sunny skies on Sunday and throughout the...
  • Engineer says Mounds Lake Reservoir plan has fatal flaws

    Plans to create Indiana's first new reservoir in more than four decades are fatally flawed because there would be no buyer for its water for 35 years, the former director of engineering for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources says. Engineer...