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2010-07-02 14:45:00

WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As Tropical Storm Alex raises concerns about weather-related risks to life and property, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging U.S.

2010-06-30 17:02:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Flood Control, Inc. has recently mobilized its CAT Teams (Catastrophic Loss Teams) from its other major offices in New York, Illinois and Florida in order to prepare for Hurricane Alex: a hurricane that is soon to hit Southern Texas.

2010-05-19 09:51:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- While a new America THINKS survey from HNTB Corporation shows six in ten (60 percent) Americans believe their area is prepared to deal with the potential damage from an extreme storm, hurricane or extensive flooding, events this spring have shown otherwise.

2010-05-03 13:46:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading national disaster response company is now in the Nashville Tennessee area to assist with flooding cleanup.

2010-04-07 14:21:00

AUBURN, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ioSafe today announced its intention to provide people affected by the recent flooding in the US Northeast with a complimentary fireproof and waterproof external hard drive. 201 Associates, a New Jersey based IT and strategic business consulting firm will be coordinating the issuance of ioSafe hard drives to the victims.

2010-04-06 07:25:00

CONCORD, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing threats of catastrophic tsunami disasters are propelling emergency responders to reevaluate their current methods of communications delivery to those living in affected areas.

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2010-03-28 09:20:00

The northeastern US was subjected to heavy flooding and damage from late winter storms, and the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-12 captured a movie of those storms as they dumped heavy rainfall between March 8 and 16, 2010.

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2010-03-18 09:44:13

Measuring the movement of nutrients in Alaska's glacial streams is a "hot topic" for an NSF-supported research team.

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2010-03-16 14:44:01

An interdisciplinary team of physicists and geologists led by the University of Pennsylvania has made a major step toward predicting where and how large floods occur on river deltas and alluvial fans.

2010-03-15 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the snowiest winter seasons in many years yields to warmer weather and the promise of rain and snowmelt, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's FloodSmart Campaign and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that they are again working together during Flood Safety Awareness Week (March 15-19) to raise awareness of the dangers associated with flooding and steps to protect against damage.


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2012-08-03 11:43:48

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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