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Residents look out at the flooded entrance to an apartment complex in Fayetteville, N.C.
AP Photo/David Goldman
September 19, 2018 - 7:52 am
By Chuck Burton and Martha Waggoner, Associated Press WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two mental health patients who drowned when a sheriff's van was swept away by floodwaters, and North Carolina's governor pleaded with thousands of...
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Keonna Graham, who lives in Leland, North Carolina, witnesses a fallen tree in her neighborhood.
Courtesy of Keonna Graham
Antionette Lee
September 16, 2018 - 3:36 pm
LELAND, N.C. (KYW Newsradio) — As Hurricane Florence made its way through the Carolinas, coming out the other side as a tropical depression, residents are now dealing with what's next to come. Record rainfall and flooding will affect the region for weeks to come. As the rivers continue to overflow...
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Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
September 11, 2018 - 4:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're traveling the mid-Atlantic region over the next few days, there's a good chance Hurricane Florence is going to complicate — or more likely, cancel — your trip. Between Wednesday and Sunday, Amtrak trains are subject to be canceled or rescheduled for routes...
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Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
September 11, 2018 - 3:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Crews are cleaning up at the Academy at Palumbo high school in South Philadelphia, where parts of the building were flooded by heavy rains over the weekend. Several classrooms, hallways and the cafeteria were affected. Students were relocated to other parts of the...
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Flooded street conditions in Ocean City, N.J.
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Andrew Kramer
September 11, 2018 - 6:51 am
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Flooding down the shore has been a major issue these last few days. And with Florence approaching the Atlantic Coast, the matter could only get worse. Ocean City was hit hard by flooding to begin the week. "It was pretty bad," said Michael Bevilaqua, on vacation...
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Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
September 09, 2018 - 1:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As rain continues to drench the Philadelphia area — and with Hurricane Florence threatening the coastline — National Weather Service officials say the storm's impact could cause some major issues for the Delaware Valley. A very wet summer mixed with heavy rain the...
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This enhanced satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Florence, center, in the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at 2:45 p.m. EDT.
NOAA via AP
September 09, 2018 - 11:40 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A rapidly strengthening Hurricane Florence churned across the Atlantic on Sunday toward a possible direct hit on the U.S. Southeast late this week, triggering warnings to people up and down the coast to get their emergency kits ready, map out escape routes and fill sandbags. Red...
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David Crocker, who is homeless, pushes his belongings past a puddle in Kihei on the Hawaiian island of Maui, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018.
Matthew Thayer/The Maui News via AP
August 26, 2018 - 9:21 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Lane secured its place in the history books before it quickly dissipated into a tropical storm and moved off from Hawaii. The storm caused damage, mostly on the Big Island, where rivers raged near Hilo and nearly 40 people had to be rescued from homes. There were no deaths...
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Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf visits Upper Darby
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
August 16, 2018 - 12:58 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Parts of Delaware County are still cleaning up from this week’s flooding. And on Thursday, Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf stopped by a couple of hard-hit towns to get a good look at the damage. Wolf’s first stop was at an auto shop still closed because of flood damage, at...
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Flooding in Chester County, Pa.
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Shara Dae Howard
August 14, 2018 - 7:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Our area has seen heavy rainfall with expectations of much more. As such, the City of Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management is taking preventative measures to keep everyone safe and informed. "We're looking to get about a third of an inch of rain. Every time you...
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