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3 hrs ago | Greeley Tribune

Flood anniversary: September 2013 storm that caused flood unusual in many ways

These are the total rainfall amounts in each town and city for the storms that caused the flooding in September. "We will get something of that magnitude most years, where you'll have three or four inches of rain in one storm in the foothills," said Chad Gimmestad, a senior forecaster with the National Weather Service in Boulder who lives in Greeley.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Boulder, CO, Weld County, CO

Sun Sep 14, 2014

LongmontFYI

Lyons honors Gerald Boland, only resident who died during 2013 flood

The crowd waves their hands at the Celebration of Life ceremony Sunday for Gerald Boland at Lyons Elementary School.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Lyons, CO, Longmont, CO

Daily Times

A week on from flood, 150,000 still stranded in Held Kashmir : September 15, 2014,

SRINAGAR: About 150,000 people were still stranded in their homes a week after Indian-held Kashmir's worst flood in over a century and fears grew on Sunday of an outbreak of diseases from vast fields of stagnant brown water. Indian army and civilian boats trawled through the streets -now water channels - of the state capital Srinagar picking up residents and delivering water, food and basic medicine to people who chose to remain camped out in the upper floors of their houses.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, World News, India, Asia, Boat Disaster, Weather

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Flood-damaged Colorado roads are getting a makeover

One of the largest road rebuilding projects in state history is being conducted so highways and streets can better take another roundhouse punch by Mother Nature. At least that's the consensus of state transportation officials who saw 486 miles of roadway closed by September 2013 flooding.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Colorado, Denver, CO, Lyons, CO

Chambersburg Public Opinion

2 dead in Slovenia floods, Croatia also hit hard

Authorities in Slovenia say two people have died in new floods that hit the Balkans this weekend after heavy rains. Police said Sunday a 30-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl drowned after their van plunged into a flood-swollen stream northeast of the capital, Ljubljana.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, World News, Slovenia, Santa Clara County, CA, Los Gatos, CA, Opinion

The Daily Record

In California drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

For the swirling flock of migrating shorebirds banking to a landing in California's Central Valley, a recently flooded rice field is providing a new kind of triage station during a drought that's drastically reducing places where they can rest on their long journeys. The new arrivals to the field -- hundreds of them -- are dowichers, says conservationist Greg Gulot, standing on a dirt berm and focusing his binoculars to identify a wading bird that is one of the first to fly south in an annual migration that brings 350 species to California's Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Nature Conservancy, Charitable Organizations, Los Banos, CA

Bangkok Post

Flood-zone locals say no to new dams

Northern people living in river basins oppose large-scale dams and want more say in government efforts to stop flood and drought problems, a series of public meetings have been told. Suwattana Jittaladakorn, an adviser to the Water Management and Policy Committee , said the comments were made at consultation seminars held from Monday to Friday last week.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather, Drought, Agriculture, Science

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Denver Post

Evans celebrates post-flood rebirth at Riverside Park Saturday

As Laura Speer looked around Riverside Park, it was hard to hold back the tears. One year ago, the floods that swept through the state submerged the park and surrounding community.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Evans, CO, US Governors, John Hickenlooper

LongmontFYI

Longmont commemorates 2013 flood anniversary

Petro Chan, left, and Ron Boog, employees of Walsh Construction, shovel concrete Friday to anchor a post for a gate across the St. Vrain Greenway path at Boston Avenue and the St. Vrain River.

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Related Topix: Longmont, CO, Natural Disasters, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Mark Udall, Senator Mark Udall, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Opinion

The Peninsula

130,000 rescued in flood-ravaged Kashmir

Srinagar/Jammu: Rescuers, including from the army, distributed packets of cooked food, and pouches of drinking water to thousands of stranded people in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, especially in summer capital Srinagar, as over 130,000 people were rescued till yesterday, officials said. The army evacuated 8,000 people by road from Ramban and adjoining areas, and provided them food and medicines.

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WJRT

In drought, "pop-up" wetlands provide bird habitat

9, 2014, a Least Sandpiper forages for food in a rice field near Knights Landing, Calif. . In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Knights Landing, CA, Yuba City, CA, Nature Conservancy, Charitable Organizations

Greeley Tribune

Flood anniversary: Oil, gas industry continues to dig out from Weld flood's damage

As the floodwaters washed through the riverbeds and outlying fields of Weld County last fall, oil and gas spills were among the least of the energy industry's worries. What would come after the two-week soak - extensive repairs and recovery and a host of public scrutiny - would continue for the next year as a result of four days of flooding on the Poudre, St. Vrain and South Platte rivers that drenched much of Weld County last September.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Anadarko Petroleum, Oil & Gas, Anadarko, OK

The Star Online

Anger mounts in Indian Kashmir after worst flood in over century

Residents of revolt-torn Indian Kashmir turned their wrath on state administrators for failing to provide them with succour after the worst flooding in over a century, angrily dumping food parcels into gutters. A week into the disaster, large parts of Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir, lay under water with many people still trapped atop their homes, and others crowded in relief camps.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Natural Disasters, Weather

Fri Sep 12, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

Heavy rain, flooding reported in SE New Mexico

Five inches of rain have been reported in Eddy County. There are still concerns of flash flooding Friday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Eddy County, NM, Natural Disasters, Loving, NM

Alamogordo Daily News

Flash flood warning for Otero County

Otero County officials closed Riata Road at La Luz Gate Road due to flooding around 2:30 p.m. today. The National Weather Service in El Paso issued a flash flood warning in north central Otero County to include Alamogordo, La Luz and Tularosa until 4:45 p.m. today.

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Related Topix: Weather, Otero County, NM, Natural Disasters, La Luz, NM, Alamogordo, NM, Tularosa, NM

Daily Camera

New to town: Lyons residents reflect on buying homes during the 2013 flood

From left: Jeff with dog Molly, Jasper, 5, playing on the couch and Lisa and Nathan, 6, playing with Legos on the floor Aug. 22 at their home in Lyons. The Van Damme family closed on their house Sept.

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Related Topix: Lyons, CO, Home Listing, Home, Natural Disasters, Longmont, CO

Greenwich Citizen

Pakistani troops expand rescue in flood-hit areas

Kashmiri Muslims walk near damaged houseboats on a breached river bank of the River Jehlum in Srinagar, India-controlled Kashmir, Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014. Flash floods have washed away crops, damaged tens of thousands of homes and affected over a million people since Sept.

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BBC News

Alert as Pakistan flood river peaks

Pakistan's Multan city and surrounding areas in Punjab province are on high alert as the Chenab river continues to surge south at extremely high levels. On Thursday, Omar Abdullah, the chief minister of Indian-administered Kashmir admitted his government was caught off guard by the magnitude of the disaster.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, India, Natural Disasters

Kent Reporter

King County sets public meetings in Auburn, Kent on Green River flood risk reduction work

The King County Flood Control District will host public meetings later this month in Kent and Auburn where a variety of flood protection solutions will be discussed for the lower Green River Valley that satisfy the multiple and often competing federal mandates and legal requirements that apply to levee systems. The levee system in the lower Green River Valley is old and outdated, according to a county media release.

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Related Topix: King County, WA, Natural Disasters, Kent, WA, Auburn, WA

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Windsor Star

Windsor asks homeowners to join fight against flooding

Adam Quinlan tries to locate a sewer drain near his South Windsor home at California and Norfolk after heavy rains hit the area on Wed. Sept.

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