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Floods and Flooding

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  • Flash flooding causes accidents throughout Lehigh Valley

    Flash flooding causes accidents throughout Lehigh Valley
    Flash floods throughout the Lehigh Valley caused several traffic accidents, but few injuries Monday evening. In Allentown, a car became stuck in deep water under a railroad bridge on South Eighth Street, south of Tioga Street, at 6:25 p.m. Reinaldo...
  • One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region

    One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region
    A series of severe storms blew through the Baltimore region Monday evening, bringing heavy rain, lightning and strong winds that factored into at least one death, officials say. The storms are expected to last through Tuesday. Natural Resources Police...
  • An Industrial Survivor In Winsted

    An Industrial Survivor In Winsted
    The flood of 1955 and the global economy knocked out just about all the factories in the old mills along the Mad River in Winsted, on the south side of Route 44. Not Sterling Name Tape Co., where the original family, still in the original building,...
  • Higher-cost flood study approved

    Higher-cost flood study approved
    Glencoe is spending almost $70,000 on an engineering study to examine and come up with potential solutions to address chronic flooding in parts of the village, a sum considerably higher than the estimate only a month ago. The village board recently...
  • Park Ridge aldermen balk at pricetag for flood work

    Park Ridge aldermen balk at pricetag for flood work
    A sewer project aimed at relieving chronic flooding near the Park Ridge Country Club is on pause after aldermen balked at approving a more than $1 million engineering contract with the firm that has overseen the city's flood control work to date....
  • Malloy Touts New Coastline Loan Program

    Malloy Touts New Coastline Loan Program
    HARTFORD — Returning to the podium where he updates the state during weather emergencies, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced a program aimed at limiting property exposure to damage in coastline communities. The program, called "Shore Up CT," provides...
  • Orland Park residents voice concerns about flooding

    Orland Park residents voice concerns about flooding
    About 30 residents of Orland Park's Maycliff subdivision gathered at a village board meeting Monday night to urge trustees to do something about worsening flooding problems. "The joke on Facebook is we're lakefront property again," said Kim Dombrowski....
  • League of Women Voters teaching residents to curb flooding

    League of Women Voters teaching residents to curb flooding
    The League of Women Voters is getting the word out on how Cook and Lake County residents, particularly those along the coastline of Lake Michigan, can prevent flooding while being environmentally friendly at the same time. Krista Grimm, a water issues...
  • La Grange residents seek answers on flooding

    La Grange residents seek answers on flooding
    Ken and Jen Kairuz did not anticipate water pooling in their yard and sewage bubbling up in their basement when they chose La Grange as the place they'd buy a home and raise a family. But Jen, who said she is six months pregnant, watched in horror as...
  • Report: Millions more needed for flood control in Downers Grove

    Report: Millions more needed for flood control in Downers Grove
    A recent study on flooding in Downers Grove estimates that millions of dollars of infrastructure upgrades are needed to improve the flow of stormwater and prevent flooding to area homes and businesses. A civil engineering consulting firm in Aurora was...
  • Flash flood warning issued amid downpour

    Flash flood warning issued amid downpour
    Thursday is expected to be hot and sunny with a small chance for scattered thunderstorms throughout the day, according to the National Weather Service. A flash flood warning was declared Thursday afternoon amid a downpour in the city. The warning is in...