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Floods and Flooding

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  • Flood warning: Baltimore, Annapolis, Ocean City seen getting wetter much more often

    Flood warning: Baltimore, Annapolis, Ocean City seen getting wetter much more often
    With minor flooding forecast Wednesday morning for Baltimore and elsewhere along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, there's a new warning that rising seas are likely to encroach more often and reach farther inland in coming decades. The National...
  • King tides to peak today

    King tides to peak today
    The King tides have arrived. The tides are the result of the full moon, seasonal high tides and rising sea levels conspiring to pull sea water onto streets and into low-lying areas near the coast. Several trouble spots can expect flooding today. Among...
  • Report: High-tide floods threaten Hampton Roads, U.S. coasts

    Report: High-tide floods threaten Hampton Roads, U.S. coasts
    It's not quite a sign to start building an ark, but climate scientists are sounding the alarm for Hampton Roads and other coastal communities caught on the front lines of worsening high-tide flooding. In a new report, the Union of Concerned Scientists...
  • After chilly morning, highs return to 70s; coastal flood advisory in effect

    After chilly morning, highs return to 70s; coastal flood advisory in effect
    Another chilly fall morning is forecast Monday, albeit not as cold as Sunday's, and a rebound in temperatures is forecast throughout the day. Temperatures dropped into the 30s for a second consecutive morning Monday, with a low of 39 degrees at...
  • Coastal flood warning for Baltimore area Saturday as colder weather moves in

    Coastal flood warning for Baltimore area Saturday as colder weather moves in
    Some areas in the Baltimore region flooded overnight after a rainstorm, with tides expected to remain two and a half feet above normal throughout Saturday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service issued a...
  • Officials: Avoid boating on St. Johns and other rivers this weekend

    Officials: Avoid boating on St. Johns and other rivers this weekend
    Emergency management officials are urging residents to avoid boating on the region's waterways — including the St. Johns and Wekiva rivers — because the high water levels may hide submerged docks, tree limbs and other debris, thereby...
  • County officials not too concerned about flooding after touring St. Johns River

    County officials not too concerned about flooding after touring St. Johns River
    Emergency management officials from three counties — Lake, Seminole and Volusia — took boat tours of the St. Johns River on Thursday to monitor water levels and check for flooding along the water's edge. "I think everything went well," said...
  • Private flood insurance offerings grow, but not for cheap subsidized policies

    Private flood insurance offerings grow, but not for cheap subsidized policies
    South Florida homeowners concerned about the rising cost of their flood insurance are being encouraged by the state to find out whether a policy written by a private company can save them money. So far, shoppers will find only a few companies competing...
  • Weather: Storms are rolling across Central Florida

    Weather: Storms are rolling across Central Florida
    More storms are popping up in Central Florida this afternoon. Showers are coming as a flood watch in metro Orlando after record rainfall in recent days. Flood advisories are in effect through tonight for Orange, Lake, Seminole, Volusia, Osceola and...
  • October: Less heat, more hurricanes

    October: Less heat, more hurricanes
    Ready for a break from the steamy heat and constant rain? If so, here comes October – along with cooler air and the end of the wet season. Unfortunately, it's also when we're most likely to be struck by a hurricane and see some of the year's...
  • Weather: Flood watches span Central Florida

    Weather: Flood watches span Central Florida
    Central Florida remains under flood watches today as scattered storms roll across the water-logged region. Flood advisories are in effect for Orange, Seminole, Lake, Volusia and Brevard counties. "A flood watch means there is a potential for...