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WWJ News
May 20, 2020 - 12:13 pm
What’s happening now in Midland, Mich., after two dams failed, sending a rush of water into the city that could put it nine feet under, is “almost unthinkable,” according to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Read the full story.
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Mark Musselman brings a chair to the front of his house from the back yard, wading through floodwater, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in Edenville, Mich.
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AP News
May 20, 2020 - 10:52 am
Rapidly rising water overtook dams and forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in central Michigan, where flooding struck communities along rain-swollen waterways and the governor said one downtown could be “under approximately 9 feet of water" by Wednesday. Read more here.
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Flooding in Venice
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AP News
November 14, 2019 - 5:35 pm
Italy's government declared a state of emergency Thursday in flood-ravaged Venice, seeking to release funds to repair the historic lagoon city after it was damaged by the highest tide in 50 years. Read more here.
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A man walks past a closed cafe in a flooded Venice, Italy, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 10:07 am
Tourists and Venetians alike have donned high boots and taken to raised walkways to slosh through the high water that has hit much of the lagoon city.
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From left: Preston's Pantry Project planning committee members Brandon Foose, Lindsey Mason, Daphne Benfield, Heather Stehman and Kristin Behre.
Courtesy Preston Pantry Project
August 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Charlotte Reese PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Last month, a pregnant mother and her 9-year-old son Preston were killed when flash floods ripped through eastern Berks County. Now people in Berks County are coming together to honor them with an annual food drive in Boyertown. Heather Stehman, a...
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Manatawny Creek
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Tim Jimenez
July 12, 2019 - 6:44 am
UPDATED: 1:30 p.m. ___ DOUGLASS TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 31-year-old pregnant woman and her 9-year-old son were found dead in Berks County after their car was swept away by floodwaters. Police received a call from Pamela Snyder, saying she and her son, Preston Dray, were in danger along...
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Flooding
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July 10, 2019 - 3:58 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is warning Americans to brace for a "floodier" future. Government scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino...
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Flooding
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July 08, 2019 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A slow-moving rainstorm Monday washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House's, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region. Water gushed into the press workspace in the basement near the White House's West Wing. Government...
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A Wendy's store in floodwaters from the Missouri River.
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May 23, 2019 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is rushing to wrap up a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid package, but only after Democrats insisted on jettisoning President Donald Trump's $4.5 billion request to handle an unprecedented influx of migrants at the southern border. The disaster package — which has...
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