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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  • 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 ...
    11/28/2016 - 5:31 pm | View Link
  • Severe storms to raise flood threat in central US into Friday night
    Drenching and locally severe thunderstorms will elevate the risk for flash flooding across the central United ... Sporadic power outages and minor damage to trees, crops and structures may occur. The storms are expected to diminish below severe criteria ...
    09/11/2016 - 6:14 pm | View Link
  • Storms pose flooding risk across Central Texas
    There were no immediate reports of flood-related damage or rescues. The river doesn’t threaten homes until it reaches nearly 30 feet. Already swollen rivers, full lakes and saturated ground mean any additional rainfall can quickly create a Flash Flood ...
    06/2/2016 - 1:50 am | View Link
  • Flood Damage from UK’s Winter Storms to Cost Insurers $2 Billion: ABI
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    05/24/2016 - 8:21 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
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  • Reduce Flood Damage to Homes
    Reduce Flood Damage to Homes. ... to help protect property against potential flood damage. ... caught off guard by the risk that flooding posed as the storm came ...
    12/3/2016 - 1:42 pm | View Website
  • Flooding | Flood Risks | Flood Maps | FloodSmart
    Flooding and flood risk information with flood maps, ... Skip to Main Content. Home; Flood Risks. Flood Risks; What ... severe storms and heavy rainfall are some of ...
    11/30/2016 - 4:16 pm | View Website
  • CoreLogic Storm Surge Analysis Identifies More Than 6.8 ...
    CoreLogic released its 2016 Storm Surge Report which concludes that more than 6.8 million homes on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts are at potential risk of damage from ...
    11/25/2016 - 11:35 am | View Website
  • Flood Risks for Communities with Dams
    Flood Risks for Communities with Dams ... Flooding causes damage ... But dams also can increase the risk for flooding. Intense storms can raise water levels and ...
    11/23/2016 - 4:24 pm | View Website
  • House Raising In NJ
    NJ House Raising Serving ... House-raising is very important in storm damage prevention and ... to show a more current picture of flood risk for several ...
    11/16/2016 - 2:45 pm | View Website
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