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(Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
July 10, 2019 - 3:31 pm
By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is warning Americans to brace for a "floodier" future. Government scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year because of rising sea...
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(Dave Dildine/WTOP via AP)
July 08, 2019 - 1:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A slow-moving rainstorm Monday washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House's, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region. Water gushed into the press workspace in the basement near the White House's West Wing. Government...
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A railroad crossing is flooded with water from the Platte River, in Plattsmouth, Neb., Sunday, March 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
March 19, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence was expected to visit the Midwest on Tuesday to view flooding caused by heavy rains and snowmelt that damaged hundreds of homes and inundated tens of thousands of acres with water. Flooding is expected...
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Anthony Thomson, left, and Melody Walton make their way out of a flooded neighborhood Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Fremont, Neb. (Kent Sievers/Omaha World-Herald via AP)
(Kent Sievers/Omaha World-Herald via AP)
March 18, 2019 - 3:40 pm
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flooding was expected to linger...
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Associated Press
September 25, 2018 - 8:56 am
GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — Eleven days ago, Lee Gantt was at a Hurricane Florence party in her neighborhood in Georgetown, where the story goes that some houses haven't flooded from the Sampit River since they were built before the American Revolution. She will spend Tuesday with sandbags, watching...
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(AP Photo/David Goldman)
September 19, 2018 - 4:25 pm
By CHUCK BURTON and MARTHA WAGGONER , Associated Press WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two women who drowned when a sheriff's van taking them to a mental health facility was swept away by floodwaters, and North Carolina's governor...
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(Dreamstime)
September 18, 2018 - 4:30 pm
Louisa, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Virginia State Police say a 59-year old Louisa Man was killed overnight Monday into Tuesday, when his truck was swept away in flood waters along Rock Quarry Road in Louisa County. Police say Richard Edward Kelih Jr.'s body was recovered around 8am Tuesday. Kelih's...
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(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 17, 2018 - 2:16 pm
By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press Flooded rivers from Florence's driving rains have begun to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms, raising pollution concerns as the swollen waterways approach their crests Monday. Duke Energy said the weekend collapse of a coal ash landfill at the...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
September 17, 2018 - 12:47 pm
RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) advises motorists to monitor weather and road conditions as the remnants of Tropical Depression Florence continue to bring rain, thunderstorms and tornado threats to parts of the Commonwealth. Drivers should exercise caution as recent...
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Associated Press
September 17, 2018 - 3:23 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — With Wilmington cut off from the rest of North Carolina by still-rising floodwaters from Florence, officials plan to airlift food and water to a city of nearly 120,000 people as rescuers elsewhere pull inland residents from homes threatened by swollen rivers. The spreading...
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