Latest Flood Stories
As flood threat increases, so does the need for donations WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forecasters are predicting catastrophic flooding may occur along the Mississippi River in the next few days, and the American Red Cross is ramping up to help people along the river as efforts continue to assist thousands of people in tornado-ravaged communities across the South.
HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich., May 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Historical flooding is threatening to cover a large portion of Memphis, Tennessee over the next two weeks as the Mississippi River rises.
SANTA ANA, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading provider of consumer, financial and property information and business services, today released a report detailing potential exposure to storm surge property damage in ten major urban areas along the U.S.
WASHINGTON, May 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One month from the beginning of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season (June 1), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are urging U.S.
TrapBag® barriers provide flood protection for Metropolis, Ill., agricultural business Metropolis, IL, and Fort Meyers, FL (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Seed and crop product retailer River AG of Illinois has hired Sentinel Barriers of Fort Myers, Fla., to provide TrapBag® cellular containment barrier systems around the entire perimeter of River AG, located in Metropolis, Ill.
The flood control system established in East Grand Forks after the devastating 1997 Red River flood was put to the test this weekend when the Red River crested at 49.85 feet â€“ and passed with flying colors. East Grand Forks, MN (PRWEB) April 22, 2011 â€œSome of the closures had two to three-and-a-half feet of water against them,â€ said Scott Gravseth, Distribution Superintendent at East Grand Forks Water and Light.
Direct experience of extreme weather events increases concern about climate change and willingness to engage in energy-saving behavior.
â€œTsunami of Silenceâ€ is initiating a worldwide call to respond to last weekâ€™s earthquake and tsunami in Japan with a demonstration of the power of human consciousness, love, and support.
During National Flood Safety Awareness Week (March 14-18), IBHS encourages people to learn about their specific flood risk and take steps to protect their home or business. Tampa, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 16, 2011 During National Flood Safety Awareness Week (March 14-18), IBHS encourages people to learn about their specific flood risk and take steps to protect their home or business. A mix of melting snow and spring rains means home and business owners must prepare now for the possibility of...
Nation's largest motor club offers tips to owners and potential buyers of flood-damaged cars ORLANDO, Fla., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heavy rain and rapidly melting snow can lead to vehicle flood damage, which often results in difficult and expensive repairs.
Four major events occurred yesterday, the first being the formation of Tropical Storm Ernesto, which is now located just east of the Windward Islands with winds near 45 knots. The second was the heat in the Southern Plains as many places saw temps over 100F with heat index values near 105-110 for the region. High temperatures are again one of the main story makers across the country. 100 degree temperatures continue to plague Texas and Oklahoma. Eleven out of the last 14 days in...
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