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  • Tips for navigating flooded roadways

    Tips for navigating flooded roadways
    Don’t do it. We’ve all been warned yet most drivers have tested the unknown depths of standing water. “Water level is deceiving and people think they can get through two feet of water,” said Monique Bond, spokesperson for the...
  • Drier weather Wednesday after flooding causes evacuations, traffic problems in Hampton Roads

    Drier weather Wednesday after flooding causes evacuations, traffic problems in Hampton Roads
    Heavy rain that came down on and near the Peninsula on Monday and into Tuesday morning caused problems in the area for a second day, but a National Weather Service meteorologist said some relief from the rain is expected Wednesday and Thursday....
  • Chamber steps up weather-ready efforts

    Here in South Florida the weather can be a major issue – flooding, hurricanes and tornadoes. The weather not only affects residents' homes but also businesses. "The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has a strategic plan in creating...
  • Beware of coastal flooding in fall

    Beware of coastal flooding in fall
    With the moon bringing tides to seasonal highs, government officials are urging residents to be on guard for coastal flooding now through November. "These high tides may cause ocean and canal waters to rise above streets and seawalls in low-lying...
  • Flooding forces 50 miles of I-15 to be closed north of Las Vegas

    Nearly 50 miles of Interstate 15, a major artery linking Nevada to Utah, is expected to be shut down for days as crews work to repair serious damage to the road by heavy rains and flash flooding, officials said on Tuesday. The road, used by truckers and...
  • Arizona gets relief after deadly, record-breaking storm

    PHOENIX (Reuters) - Parts of Utah and Colorado were placed under flash flood warnings on Tuesday, a day after the drought-stricken U.S. Southwest was hit by a record downpour that turned highways into lakes and killed two women washed away by fast-flowing...
  • Duckett Dam was operated responsibly during heavy rainstorm [Commentary]

    On Aug. 12, a downpour hit Laurel, dumping 4.47 inches of rain on the area in little over two hours. The rain flooded downtown Laurel. Much of downtown Laurel is built on a floodplain — "a nearly flat plain along the course of a stream or river that...
  • Flooding reported on Peninsula roads

    Flooding reported on Peninsula roads
    The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for southern Hampton, southeastern Newport News, western Norfolk, and Portsmouth until 4 p.m. In a news release issued Tuesday afternoon the weather service said recorded rainfall in Smithfield...
  • Weather: Feel-like temps in the 100s; storms likely

    Weather: Feel-like temps in the 100s; storms likely
    The usual afternoon thunderstorms — amid feel-like temperatures in the 100s — are in today's forecast for Central Florida, meteorologists say. The high is expected to reach 92 degrees at Orlando International Airport. But a high heat index...
  • Flash floods from storms close roads, touch off mudslides

    Flash floods from storms close roads, touch off mudslides
    When Jose Juarez arrived here at 6 a.m. Monday, mud filled the roads outside Little Sister's Truck Wash and water spilled onto the driveway. Within 30 minutes, rain from what would become a destructive, hours-long storm had gotten into the bays where...
  • Coastal flood advisory in effect until midnight for parts of Peninsula

    The National Weather Service has issued a coastal flood advisory for York, Newport News, Hampton, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Chesapeake that is in effect until midnight. During a coastal flood advisory, onshore winds, combined with tides and wave action,...
  • Woman dies in submerged car in record Arizona rain, widespread floods

    Record-breaking rainfall deluged parts of Arizona on Monday, prompting Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to declare a state of emergency as floodwaters led to one death, turned portions of a Phoenix interstate into a deep canal and forced the closure of dozens of...