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2 hrs ago | KIMT

Mapping flood behavior online

With more rain on the way, a new online tool will now help in finding the most flood-prone areas.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather, Iowa

6 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Flood control project underway

A Fort Wayne neighborhood will be able to breath easier next time there's a heavy rain now that a flood control project is moving into its second phase.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Weather, Natural Disasters

11 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Looking Back At 2007 Watertown Flood

On the evening of April 21, 2007, the city of Watertown and surrounding areas dealt with a flash flood that caused significant damage to area homes and businesses.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Watertown, SD, Weather

15 hrs ago | MLive.com

One year ago: Remembering Grand Rapids' worst river flooding in decades

It was a resounding sigh of relief a year ago today that city leaders and residents alike knew the worst of the April 2013 flooding was over.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Comstock Park, MI, Natural Disasters, Weather

19 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

Flood insurance woes: San Mateo residents in FEMA flood zone still contending with escalating rates

A big backyard, fruit trees, hardwood floors, brick walkway, a friendly neighborhood and visions of raising a family first attracted Cynthia Newton to buy her home in the North Shoreview neighborhood of San Mateo in 1996.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, FEMA, US News, San Mateo, CA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Weather

Yesterday | MLive.com

Major flooding along Muskegon River no longer threatening, further retreat expected

The water level near the Croton Dam was measured at about 8.5 feet Monday morning - a height just below flood stage but still inches above bankfull.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Evart, MI

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Globe and Mail

New Brunswick community lifts evacuation order as flood risks fade

Water levels receded Monday in some New Brunswick communities but others continued to keep a wary eye as the possibility of flooding remained.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Canada,

Northwest Florida Daily News

Storm flooding a headache for residents

Julia and Steven Ryan realized that Florida is rainy, but they never expected spring storms to flood their home twice in five days.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Hurlburt Field, FL, Navarre, FL, Fort Walton Beach, FL

MLive.com

Rain won't bring more flooding to Muskegon County, officials say

The small amount of rain forecast for Monday night, April 21, won't mean a return to flood conditions in Muskegon County .

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Related Topix: Muskegon County, MI, Natural Disasters, Weather

The Winnipeg Free Press

Ice jams in 2007 caused flooding at the Marine Museum of Manitoba in Selkirk.

Staff at the Marine Museum of Manitoba are just hours away from knowing whether they can open for their 40th anniversary year next month or later this summer.

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Surrey Advertiser

Flood damage adds A 60k to Wild Wood adventure course

Flood damage has added another A 60,000 to the budget for Guildford's Wild Wood Adventure, which has already inflated to double the original projections.

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CJAD

Richelieu River flood victims file claim against Quebec, Ottawa

A Superior Court judge will begin hearing arguments Tuesday for a class action lawsuit on behalf of people who sustained property damage from the Richelieu River flood of 2011.

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Related Topix: Canada, Natural Disasters

New Scientist

Mississippi dams aren't to blame for flood risks

Maybe the Mississippi river delta isn't doomed after all. Upstream dams on the rivers that run through the delta were thought to be starving it of the sediment it needs to stay above sea level but now it seems there's enough sand to feed the delta for centuries to come.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Rice University, University of South Carolina, South Carolina, Science / Technology

Sun Apr 20, 2014

CBC News

Water levels in N.B. rising after 35-km-long ice mass breaks in half

Emergency officials in New Brunswick are keeping a close eye on ice that is slowly moving down the St. John River after a 35-kilometre ice jam broke in two overnight.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Madawaska, ME, Natural Disasters

Bangor Daily News

Flood warnings still in effect in Somerset, Penobscot counties

River levels are going down around the state, but a few flood watches and warnings remained in effect Easter Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather, Pittsfield, ME, Mattawamkeag, ME

Sofia News Agency

Floods Cause State of Emergency in 11 Serbian Municipalities

According to reports of public broadcaster RTS, as cited by the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency, the local Red Cross unit announced that it had sent aid to the affected areas, including Kursumlija, Doljevac and Prokuplje.

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The News

New Brunswick village of Perth-Andover still facing possibility of flood

The New Brunswick village of Perth-Andover is closely watching the St. John River this morning after a massive ice jam moved through the Grand Falls dam north of the community and joined another patch of ice further downstream.

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WTVY Dothan

Area River Levels & Flood Stages Sun Apr 20 Morning Update

Shoal R Mossy Head .. FS 14'.. CL 14.3' - falling Shoal R Crestview .. FS 8'.. FL 11.5' - Sun Apr 20 Choctawhatchee R Newton ..

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St. Cloud Times

Red River Valley flooding reminds me of lost lakeRed River Valley...

Red River Valley flooding reminds me of lost lake on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/outdoors/2014/04/20/red-river-valley-flooding-reminds-lost-lake/7884989/ I don't usually look to our Red River Valley for points of geological interest.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fargo, ND, Grand Forks, ND

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sky News

Easter Sunday Service For Flood-Hit Village

Many of the homes in Moorland were evacuated in the middle of the night when its defences were eventually breached.

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