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2013-08-19 15:23:59

Climate change combined with rapid population increases, economic growth and land subsidence could lead to a more than nine-fold increase in the global risk of floods in large port cities between now and 2050. 'Future Flood Losses in Major Coastal Cities', published in Nature Climate Change, is part of an ongoing project by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to explore the policy implications of flood risks due to climate change and economic development. This...

2013-08-15 23:29:05

Creeks and streams are prime sources for the formation of flash floods. A water restoration provider explains the danger and how to avoid becoming a victim. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage restoration services in the United States, is warning community residents on the dangers of flash flooding, particularly in areas where creeks and streams may be located. Severe weather season means strong potential for flooding, and...

2013-08-09 10:12:52

Texas is one of the most flood-prone states in the nation Periodic flooding in Texas—one the most flood-prone states in the nation—cannot be firmly linked to climate change due to numerous dams and other manmade structures introduced over the years, according to a University of Iowa study. The researchers also found that tropical cyclones are less responsible for major floods in the region than in the eastern United States. The study, which looked at 70 years of records, appears...

2013-08-07 23:25:33

Summer is the peak season for severe weather, which means flooding. A water restoration provider offers recommendations on stabilizing a home or business following a flood. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of flood damage repair and restoration in the United States, is offering tips to property owners on handling flood cleanup basics. Summer is the peak time for severe weather, which can often trigger flooding, and it is important to...

2013-07-27 23:03:26

The first order of business in water restoration is safety. A restoration provider explains the protocols that are required following any sort of water or flood damage. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration services in the United States, is offering tips to property owners on proper safety protocols to be followed in the wake of water or flood damage to homes or businesses. Most flood related injuries and...

2013-07-17 23:27:02

It’s hurricane season and water damage, storm surges, and flooding are at the top of the list for concerns. Be aware of the possible threats in your area. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Hurricanes Season has been torture for different parts of the region; 6-10 inches of rain has passed through areas bringing flash flooding, trees down, power outages, and water damage to businesses and residential buildings. Hurricanes move at different speeds and cause different amounts of damage....

2013-07-13 23:00:47

Abbott’s Fire and Flood Restoration, one of the leading providers of water damage restoration in the Denver area, has expanded their local service area to include the entire Denver metro area, including Boulder and Fort Collins. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 Abbott’s Fire and Flood Restoration, one of the leading providers of water damage restoration in the Denver area, has expanded their local service area to include the entire Denver metro area, including Boulder and Fort...

2013-07-12 23:36:29

Flood damage is the most common natural disaster in the US. A restoration provider explains how to determine if you are at risk. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration in the United States, is offering tips to property owners on how to measure their flood risk. With severe weather season underway and a very active hurricane season predicted that may affect much of the eastern US, it is important for...


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Post Weather Report From August 2, 2012
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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