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Severe storms to elevate flood risk in Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas

AccuWeather.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
Following an outbreak of severe thunderstorms at midweek, more storms will ignite over the southern Plains into the weekend. The additional storms will elevate the risk of flash flooding. The storms will impact a portion of the Interstate-35 corridor ...
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Powerful thunderstorms expected to hit Friday

Chron.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
Flash floods, high winds, hail and tornadoes may be possible as powerful thunderstorms are expected to batter the Houston region on Friday and through the weekend.

After crippling rain, Delano, Minn. has a new $1M flood wall

KMSP-TV - ‎5 hours ago‎
(KMSP) - After scrambling to recover from late season flooding a couple of years ago, the City of Delano is close to completing a new flood wall to squelch potential flooding in the future. It can be taken down and put back up as needed. The ...
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Southern Mississippi experiences 'worst flooding since Katrina'

CNBC - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Residents in southern Mississippi experienced a flash flood emergency on Thursday morning. The towns of Biloxi and Gulfport, in particular, are slated to see upwards of 10 inches of floodwater, in addition to severe thunderstorms and possible ...
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Indianapolis, FEMA seek deal on flood insurance suspension

Indianapolis Star - ‎20 hours ago‎
The city and the Federal Emergency Management Agency were in settlement talks Thursday to lift a suspension of flood insurance policy renewals for Marion County homeowners.

Weatherman Mike Calls out Bad Employers over Flood Response

Chron.com (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
Flooding in Houston last week killed at least eight people, and nearly 2,000 people requested high water rescues. Mike Iscovitz, the Meteorologist of Houston's FOX26, warned viewers to stay off the roadways because of high waters and dangerous ...
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Flood aftermath on Coast puts rivers near record high marks

The Sun Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Flood aftermath on Coast puts rivers near record high marks. Samantha Henson grabbed this photo of the family's trampoline being tossed by high winds Thursday morning at their Bayou View home.

Thieves rob company helping Houston flood victims

KHOU.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
The company, Raus Restoration, is in high demand right now as they help flood victims clean up water damage. “We have been very busy,” explained Johnny Raus.

Flood victims: Apartment threw out loved one's ashes

KHOU.com - ‎20 hours ago‎
CYPRESS, Texas - Several communities were still struggling to clean up after the floods destroyed their homes and their cars.

Memphis Weather: Flash Flood Warning issued for Shelby and surrounding counties

FOX13 Memphis - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Flash Flood Warning in effect for Shelby, Crittenden, Mississippi, Poinsett, and DeSoto counties until 3:45 pm. Flash flooding has become widespread and the primary threat with the storms this afternoon.

Houston officials launch plan for flood-prone roads

KTRK-TV - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that over half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous flood water. The next highest percentage of flood-related deaths is due to walking into or near flood waters.

Flood Preparedness – There's an App for That

United States Geological Survey (press release) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
During the recent Texas flooding, the U.S. Geological Survey unveiled a new tool that gives users real-time water, weather and National Weather Service flood forecast information all in one place. When water levels are rising, it can be hard to quickly ...

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KTRK-TV - ‎55 minutes ago‎
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that over half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous flood water. The next highest percentage of flood-related deaths is due to walking into or near flood waters.
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Manville gets helping hand to buy out flood properties

MyCentralJersey.com - ‎21 hours ago‎
The county freeholders agreed to fund Manville's 10 percent match of Federal Emergency Management Agency's funds to buy properties that have sustained damages in multiple floods. It's good news for residents of Manville who live in flood-prone areas ...

USGS launches real-time flood monitoring website

KVUE.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
AUSTIN - Following the recent flooding across Central Texas, the U.S. Geological Survey launched a new web-based program to give users real-time information about water levels, forecasts and emergency situations across the state.
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Rain and passing storms along with flood concerns

KWCH - ‎7 hours ago‎
Meteorologist Mark Larson says we'll see another round of rain and storms Friday. Severe weather won't be a huge problem but localized flooding will be a concern. The heaviest rain Friday will fall over western Kansas with more scattered coverage ...

Work begins on Moray village's £1.85million flood defence

Press and Journal - ‎11 hours ago‎
The second part of the project is due to take seven months to complete and is designed to protect Newmill for up to a one-in-200-year flood. Councillor Coull said: “If you are going to do something then you might as well do it properly. A huge amount ...

Free legal advice available for flood victims

Chron.com - ‎19 hours ago‎
The Lone Star College System is holding several free workshops over the coming days to give advice to flood victims, the college said Thursday.

One year on, flood victims still struggle to rebuild their lives

Courier Mail - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
She believes work on the Moreton Bay Rail Link blocked the water's path and caused the flood. Afterwards, Major St residents launched a class action against civil construction company Thiess through Maddens Lawyers.

Go-ahead given for massive £3.8m new flood defence system in Godalming

Get Surrey - ‎5 hours ago‎
The 'go-ahead' has been given for a £3.8m flood defence system in Godalming in order to protect the town against the future risk of flooding. South West Surrey's MP Jeremy Hunt and senior members from the Waverley Infrastructure Resilience Group (WIRF) ...
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