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FILE - WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) speaks during a news briefing after a weekly policy luncheon July 17, 2018 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.
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Kim Glovas
July 16, 2019 - 3:20 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — With flooding becoming a common place occurrence some members of Congress are calling for a change to national flood insurance. Republican Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana, whose state was just hit by Hurricane Barry, appealed in the most direct way to his colleagues in...
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Gulf Coast keeps guard up as Barry continues drenching
Rogelio V. Solis/AP Photo
July 13, 2019 - 11:45 am
By Rebecca Santana and Jonathan Drew NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Storm Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages. Though the system's winds were...
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People check out the waves on Lakeshore Drive in New Orleans, La., Friday, July 12, 2019, as water moves in from Lake Pontchartrain from the storm surge from Tropical Storm Barry in the Gulf of Mexico.
Matthew Hinton/AP Photo
July 12, 2019 - 11:16 am
UPDATED: 7/13/19 1:20 p.m. By Kevin McGill and Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Carrying "off the chart" amounts of moisture, sprawling Hurricane Barry crawled slowly toward shore, knocking out power on the Gulf Coast and dumping heavy rains that could last for days in a test...
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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
Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP
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
Dave Dildine/WTOP via AP
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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Big puddle: the rain drops falling in a puddle and drops of water on the surface ripples, water bubble and black reflection in a puddle, gray-blue color of the water. - stock photo
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June 29, 2019 - 7:03 pm
UPDATED: 10:00 PM PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A series of storms have swept through our region this weekend and now thousands have been left without power. Saturday afternoon kicked off the list of alert issued that would begin with "Watches" and end with "Warnings" from Pennsylvania to New...
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Free disaster cleanup kits
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Molly Daly
June 22, 2019 - 4:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Free disaster cleanup kits were handed out Saturday to Burlington County residents whose properties were inundated in Thursday's flooding. The county public safety center in Westampton was one of two pickup locations. Richard Moyer of the American Red Cross of...
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Arkansas River Flooding
Yell County Sheriff's Department via AP
June 01, 2019 - 5:00 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Crews were making a "last ditch effort" on Saturday to save low-lying parts of a small Arkansas city from floodwaters pouring through a breached levee, and authorities downstream were warning people to leave a neighborhood that sits across the swollen river from the state...
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A downed tree is shown near Linden Middle School in Doylestown.
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Mike Dougherty
May 30, 2019 - 7:10 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The weather threat continues Thursday afternoon even as cleanup begins from severe storms Wednesday night. One of the areas hardest hit is Doylestown. Massive trees were thrown to the ground on East Court street, bringing down power lines with them. This downed...
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