Storms Damage Homes, Raise Flood Risk Across South

Storms damage homes, raise flood risk across South

Officials in Drew County are going house-to-house in and around Monticello, Ark., where numerous trees were blown onto trailers ...

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  • Tornado sirens giving way to new warning technologyTornado sirens giving way to new warning technology
    On April 10, 2011, tornadoes ripped across Wisconsin, tearing roofs off houses, toppling trees and snapping power lines. In many places, the high winds were greeted with silence as some Cold War-era warning sirens failed because of lost power and other issues — just when they were needed the most. More
  • Wild weather: Floods, snow, tornadoes hit central USAWild weather: Floods, snow, tornadoes hit central USA
    Middle America was overwhelmed by weather Thursday, with snow in the north, tornadoes in the Plains, and torrential rains that caused floods and transportation woes - and a sinkhole in Chicago. More
  • Iran struck by magnitude 7.8 quakeIran struck by magnitude 7.8 quake
    Iran has been struck by its most powerful earthquake for more than 50 years, with tremors felt across Pakistan, India and the Middle East. The epicentre of the 7.8-magnitude quake was near the south-eastern city of Khash, close to Pakistan. More
  • Strong storms march toward East Coast after killing 3 and tearing apart homesStrong storms march toward East Coast after killing 3 and tearing apart homes
    A vast storm system that spawned tornadoes and killed three people marched toward the East Coast on Friday, delivering spring snow and ice to New England and promising to drench some of the country’s most populous cities. On Thursday, storms tore through the Great Plains, Midwest and South. More
  • Avalanche forecaster dies in Big Cottonwood Canyon slide
    When Craig Patterson, 34, didn't come home on time, his family in Park City called his co-workers at the Utah Department of Transportation, said Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal. More
  • Disaster relief volunteer recounts time in Louisiana - Florida Baptist Witness
    ... of the property damage in ... and prepare their homes for rebuilding. The flood ... to Christ, we risk ... of your life, just as you would ...
    08/23/2016 - 12:28 pm | View Link
  • TWIA insurance rates won't increase this year - Beaumont Enterprise
    ... who don't have exposure to tropical storms. ... want to absorb the risk of hurricane damage, said ... water that destroys homes, as the March ...
    08/23/2016 - 10:48 am | View Link
  • Summer Today - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    A couple T-storms flare up tonight and ... cover flood damage and flood ... an estimated 42 percent of homes in high-risk areas have flood ...
    08/22/2016 - 12:15 pm | View Link
  • 80s Next Few Days but A Cool Bias May Spill into Labor Day Weekend - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Another Atmospheric Gift - Storms by Midweek "God ... flood damage and flood ... an estimated 42 percent of homes in high-risk areas have flood ...
    08/21/2016 - 12:45 pm | View Link
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  • Flood Insurance Reform Needed In Wake Of Historic Storms
    rather than taking more time out beforehand to mitigate the scale of the damage. This puts consumers, businesses, property owners around the country and taxpayers at risk. Our problems start in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), the federal ...
    07/27/2016 - 8:55 pm | View Link
  • Officials watching ‘high risk’ dams after Houston storms
    HOUSTON – Two aging dams deemed “extremely high risk ... County Flood Control District, said crews assessing damage on Wednesday were still hindered by rain and floodwaters in some areas. Officials have so far catalogued about 1,000 homes with ...
    04/19/2016 - 10:09 pm | View Link
  • Wiregrass cleaning up damage after Tuesday storms
    There was also damage to several homes in the Houston ... they haven't had a pay raise nine years and are tired of empty promises by city hall. Mayor Evans has indicated... Phone lines are open for the WSFA 12 News and Red Cross Flood Relief Drive!
    02/23/2016 - 11:56 pm | View Link
  • Climate change: Consumers feel impact as storms slam insurers
    Cape and Islands residents have been equally angry at national flood ... damage. After a particularly stormy winter in 2003, many insurers stopped issuing policies to Cape and Islands homeowners. By 2013, more than 44 percent of the region’s homes ...
    10/26/2015 - 12:46 am | View Link
  • Are the Somerset floods a sign of problems to come? Winter storms raise warnings and put homes at risk across Britain
    Somerset was hit so hard, thousands of people were forced to leave their homes, and the government has only just finished ... High waves on the coastline have prompted the Environment Agency to issue 20 flood alerts across the country.
    11/13/2014 - 3:38 pm | View Link
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  • Induced Earthquakes Raise Chances of Damaging Shaking in ...
    Six States Face the Highest Hazards. The most significant hazards from induced seismicity are in six states, listed in order from highest to lowest potential hazard ...
    08/20/2016 - 8:21 pm | View Website
  • Topic: Flood Management
    Marin planners earn plaudits for game to promote flood risk awareness
    08/20/2016 - 9:01 am | View Website
  • House we are under contract to buy is in a high-risk flood ...
    If the Flood Determination states you are in any "A" flood zones, you will be required to get flood insurance. If an elevation study is done and you find the ...
    08/19/2016 - 5:16 pm | View Website
  • FloodSafe Information
    FloodSafe Information. Flooding is an issue for a large number of residents in the Parish and will continue to affect the day to day decisions we make.
    08/19/2016 - 4:26 pm | View Website
  • Cyclone Carmen
    Cyclone Carmen was an extratropical cyclone and European windstorm which crossed the Atlantic Ocean and affected the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Belgium, and the ...
    08/18/2016 - 9:04 am | View Website
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