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55 min ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

Case Files: Could the Easter flood of 1979 happen again?

The damage it caused was estimated at more than $500 million, which would be over $1 billion in today's dollars.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Jackson, MS, Weather, Neshoba County, MS, Madison County, MS

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Dexter evacuees allowed back home after flood

The Dexter town manager says =, all things considered, the situation could have been much worse.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Piscataquis County, ME

The Bennington Banner

Heavy rain floods northern New England, 1 dead

Heavy flooding throughout northern New England was blamed for at least one fatality as officials on Wednesday urged residents in all three states to avoid water-covered roadways and watch out for overflowing rivers.

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Related Topix: Weather, Maine, Natural Disasters, Dover-Foxcroft, ME

Times Herald

Dry weather helps Michigan floodwaters recede

Floodwaters are receding along rivers in Michigan's central and western Lower Peninsula, a trend that should continue with mostly dry weather in the forecast for the next several days.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Osceola County, MI, Evart, MI, Weather, Natural Disasters

CFRA

Parts of Eastern Canada cope as water levels rise, flooding homes and roads

Keegan Worden, left, and David Clement check on a flooded Tim Horton's location along Main Street in Sussex, N.B., on April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Natural Disasters,

The Winnipeg Free Press

This spring's flood situation is similar to 2009, when ice jams caused the flooding of Breezy Point.

This spring's flood situation is similar to 2009, when ice jams caused the flooding of Breezy Point.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Canada, North America, World News,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Fgazette.com

State official: Flood gate plan can be 'tweaked'

It was a perfect storm, both literally and figuratively. Torrential rainfall on ground already soaked by recent rainfall draining into a lake at elevated levels.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Flooding concerns along the Kennebec and Androscoggin Rivers

Meteorologist Mallory Brooke and WMTW News 8's Norm Karkos were monitoring the situation along the Kennebec and Androscoggin Rivers Wednesday morning.

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WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Rising water levels lead to flooding concerns on 8...

Eight rivers in the southern half of Wisconsin have either gone over their banks, or will do so within the next couple days.

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Related Topix: Weather, Portage, WI, Natural Disasters, Baraboo, WI, Milwaukee, WI

WCAX-TV Burlington

Region escapes major flooding

Water remains over roads in several communities and flood warnings remain in effect along several rivers.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Weather, Lyndonville, VT, St. Johnsbury, VT

Times Herald

Flooding persists along rivers in western Michigan

Flooding due to heavy rain and melting snow threatened homes and businesses along swollen rivers in parts of western Michigan on Wednesday, while the high water eased elsewhere in the state.

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Related Topix: Weather, Michigan, Evart, MI, Osceola County, MI, Natural Disasters, Roscommon County, MI

Hattiesburg American

Heavy rains increase flooding threat

Upward of five inches of rain fell overnight Tuesday in areas of north-central, central and south Mississippi, raising concerns of more moderate flooding along rivers and tributaries.

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Related Topix: Weather, Mississippi, Meridian, MS, Vicksburg, MS, Pearl River, MS, Natural Disasters

South End Standard

400,000? And the rest - Flood campaigners urge for long-lasting...

A 400,000? And the rest - Flood campaigners urge for long-lasting measures after Anglian Water pledge wedge for flood defences Get involved: send your pictures, video, news and views by texting ECHONEWS to 80360, or email us Click here for details A The work, which is due finish next month, involves laying more than 5,500ft of pipes in Beeches ... (more)

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GPB.org

As La. Coast Recedes, Battle Rages Over Who Should Pay

Man-made canals built for the oil and gas industry cut through wetland. The industry argues those canals aren't to blame for coastal erosion.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Oil & Gas, New Orleans, LA, Natural Disasters

Hampshire Chronicle

The bags that saved Winchester from flooding to be removed

Army engineers lower huge bags of gravel into the River Itchen at Kings Worthy in an attempt to slow the flow of water downstream GIANT bags which were used near Easton and Headbourne Worthy to flood the River Itchen to protect Winchester are due to be removed this week.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WMUR-TV Manchester

Rivers could flood Lebanon, other parts of NH

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Related Topix: Lebanon, NH, Natural Disasters

WVNY

Some Residents Evacuated From NY River Flooding

"I just purchased this on December 20, I closed, and you know I moved here from Los Angeles.

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The Gazette

Flood meeting to be held at Ute Pass Elementary School

Rob Carrigan climbs over piles of mud, rocks and other debris Tuesday morning, July 31, 2012, that was washed across highway 24 near Cascade, Colo.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Cascade, CO, Weather, El Paso County, CO, Cascade-Chipita Park, CO, Green Mountain Falls, CO

CBC News

St. Laurent tries to attract summer residents after 2011 flood

One rural Manitoba municipality is still recovering from the flood of 2011 and officials are hoping to bring back the seasonal residents that used to spend summers in the area.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Canada,

The Bennington Banner

Rising temps, rain raise flood worries in northern New England

The entire state of Maine is under a flood watch through Wednesday evening, but some areas of New Hampshire and Vermont are already under a flood warning.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wells River, VT, Lunenburg, VT

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