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3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Whither the river: Rethinking an Assiniboine strategy

A fallen tree sits in the mud and silt behind the ball diamond at Queen Elizabeth Park, which is still heavily damaged by this summer's flood.

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7 hrs ago | TwinCities

Mark Dayton to visit Moorhead to talk flood diversion project

Minnesota's governor will be in town next week to talk with local leaders about the contentious $1.8 billion flood diversion project.

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Related Topix: Moorhead, MN, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, US Governors, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Minnesota

10 hrs ago | Methow Valley News Home Page

Floods, slides cut swath of damage after torrential storm

The potential for flooding, mudslides and erosion was predicted in the aftermath of the enormous wildfire that swept through the Methow Valley last month, searing more than 250,000 acres and leaving blackened hillsides bare of vegetation.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Weather, Okanogan County, WA, Home Gardening, Home, Carlton, WA

14 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Flash-flood worries close Tumwater Campground near Leavenworth

A July wildfire burns in the Chiwaukum Creek area near Leavenworth. The fire is largely out, but a fear of flash flooding in the area has closed the popular Tumwater Campground.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Flash Flood Watch in effect through Saturday

A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the entire area through the day on Saturday.

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The Courier

Remember the flood of Dec. 13, 1982

The Russellville City Council must not be long-time residents of Pope County or they would remember the flood of Dec. 13, 1982.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Pope County, AR, Weather

Methow Valley News Home Page

Fires and floods: a natural progression

Changes in soil from the intense heat of fire, along with a treacherous mix of ash and water, create a heightened risk of floods and mudslides in fire-damaged areas.

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Related Topix: Okanogan, WA, Natural Disasters, Weather, Science, Ecology

Iol.co.za

'The worst flooding in 10 years'

A week of rain has ended, with the last of three storm fronts that swept across the Western Cape clearing up.

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Bangkok Post

Severe flooding in Phayao

Several hundred houses were suddenly flooded in nine villages of Phayao province on Friday morning following heavy rain overnight and today.

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WHO-TV Des Moines

Buddies to the Rescue in Ames Flash Flood

AMES, Iowa- Juan Duran didn't plan to go into the water with his car in Ames late Thursday night.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Detroit News

Beware, Detroit: Flood relief may not be coming

Detroiters who have had to replace flood-damaged equipment may not get much relief from the government, Beckmann writes.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Natural Disasters, Rick Snyder, US Governors, FEMA, US News, Automakers, General Motors, Opinion

The Telegraph

Rijiju surveys flood-hit areas

Tezpur, Aug. 28: Union minister of state for home affairs Kiren Rijiju today conducted an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas in Arunachal Pradesh even as the water level of many rivers are showing a receding trend.

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WXYZ

MDOT: Freeways may continue to flood

Southfield, MI - Its hard to forget those incredible images of flooded freeways from earlier this month.

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CIO

EU funds IT projects to help with flood monitoring and protection

So far, the European Commission has invested in apps, software and sensors used to send flood alerts and monitor flood emergencies in real time, the Commission said in a news release on Thursday .

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Patch.com

Vienna Parent Who Lost Child in Freak Flash Flood Pens Memoir About Experience

"I try to be real and honest," she told the Washington Post about "Rare Bird," in a recent interview.

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Cravenherald.co.uk

Deluge of protests for Silsden flood barrier

Residents claim that girders forming part of the barrier are an eyesore in one of the village's most picturesque locations.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Natural Disasters, Weather, North Yorkshire County, England, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Iceland Review

Possible Eruption Flood: Where Will the Water go?

Specialists at the Iceland Met are now saying that there is no doubt that the calderas/lows are a visible sign of water melting.

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Boise Weekly

Otter Issues Disaster Declaration for Flood-Soaked Elmore County

Heavy rain and severe flooding that roared through portions of Elmore County and cut off full access to the Middle Fork of the Boise River was so severe that Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter on Wednesday declared the area to be a formal disaster area, triggering access to federal and state funding to repair some of the damage.

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Related Topix: Elmore County, ID, Weather, Natural Disasters

The Jersey Journal

Three years after Irene, Cranford officials say catastrophic flood could happen again

CRANFORD - On Aug. 27, 2011, water from the Rahway River surged onto Cranford's streets, flooding homes and businesses, causing millions of dollars in damage and forcing some residents to evacuate by boat.

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Related Topix: Cranford, NJ, Natural Disasters, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Garwood, NJ, Union County, NJ

Illawarra Mercury

Crossing Illawarra flood areas hazardous: SES

The State Emergency Service has reiterated a warning not to drive, walk or ride through flooded areas after several rescues across the region on Tuesday.

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