Flooding

Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Holds Press Conference On State Response To Severe Weather, Flooding In Texas

Updates State Disaster Declaration To Include Additional Texas Counties AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott Friday received a briefing from the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) and multiple state agencies regarding the ongoing severe weather and flooding currently impacting Texas, and held a press conference on the state’s response to this disaster.  During … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Holds Press Conference On State Response To Severe Weather, Flooding In Texas

PHOENIX | Flooding from remnants of tropical storm traps Phoenix cars

PHOENIX — Remnants of a tropical storm drenched parts of the desert Southwest on Tuesday, trapping some drivers on swamped Phoenix streets as authorities prepared for possible flash flooding in Arizona, central Utah and elsewhere. Rosa, a hurricane that was downgraded to a tropical storm and then to a tropical depression, reportedly killed one person … Continue reading PHOENIX | Flooding from remnants of tropical storm traps Phoenix cars

Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather, Flooding In Texas

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a State Disaster Declaration for three Texas counties recently impacted by severe weather and flooding. By issuing this disaster declaration, Governor Abbott has authorized the use of all available resources of state government and of political subdivisions necessary to respond to this disaster. “When severe weather … Continue reading Texas News: Texas Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Severe Weather, Flooding In Texas

BOGOTA, N.J. | Heavy rains spur flooding, rescues in NYC area, New England

BOGOTA, N.J. — Heavy rains in the New York City region and southern New England have led to flooding that required rescues of motorists and residents. The rains started Tuesday afternoon and continued through most of the night. Authorities in Bogota (bah-GOH’-tah), New Jersey, were caught on video rescuing a driver and elderly passenger from … Continue reading BOGOTA, N.J. | Heavy rains spur flooding, rescues in NYC area, New England

GEORGETOWN, S.C. | After the hurricane comes the deluge on South Carolina coast

GEORGETOWN, S.C.  — Eleven days ago, Lee Gantt was at a Hurricane Florence party in her neighborhood in Georgetown, where the story goes that some houses haven’t flooded from the Sampit River since they were built before the American Revolution. She will spend Tuesday with sandbags, watching the nearby river rise from Florence’s heavy rains … Continue reading GEORGETOWN, S.C. | After the hurricane comes the deluge on South Carolina coast

North Carolina News: Excessive rains, flooding from Hurricane Florence may cause high bacteria levels in coastal waters

MOREHEAD CITY, NC – State recreational water quality officials are advising the public to avoid swimming in all coastal waters of North Carolina following Hurricane Florence. “Excessive rains and flooding can cause high levels of bacteria in the water that can make people sick,” said J.D. Potts, manager of the N.C. Recreational Water Quality Program.  … Continue reading North Carolina News: Excessive rains, flooding from Hurricane Florence may cause high bacteria levels in coastal waters

WILMINGTON, N.C. | Flooding: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill

WILMINGTON, N.C.  — Florence’s floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the nearby Cape Fear River. Duke Energy spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said the utility doesn’t believe the breach at the L.V. Sutton Power Station poses a … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | Flooding: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill

KANSAS | SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Kansans

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Kansas Businesses and Residents Affected by the Flash Flooding, Flooding and Severe Storms SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Kansas businesses and residents affected by flash flooding, flooding and severe storms that occurred Sept. 1-3, 2018, announced Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administration. … Continue reading KANSAS | SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Kansans