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Amid NYC Flooding,
Sea Lion Makes
a Break for It
Sep 30, 2023 9:30 AM CDT
Amid NYC Flooding, Sea Lion Makes a Break for It
Creature was able to swim out of her enclosure as pool overflowed at Central Park Zoo
- The governor of New York and mayor of New York City urged everyone to stay home Friday amid chaotic flooding caused by heavy rains, but one party didn't get the message, or chose to ignore it. ABC News reports that a sea lion at the Central Park Zoo made...
NYC Local: 'Never Seen
Anything Like This in My Life'
Sep 29, 2023 1:20 PM CDT
NYC Local: 'Never Seen Anything Like This in My Life'
Gov. Hochul declares state of emergency in New York metropolitan area due to heavy rain, floods
- New York's governor has declared a state of emergency for the New York City area, as heavy rains brought flash floods Friday that were "shutting down entire subway lines, turning major roadways into lakes, and sending children to the upper floors of flooding schoolhouses," per the
Body of Girl, 2, Found 6 Days
After Pennsylvania Flooding
Jul 22, 2023 9:29 AM CDT
Body of Girl, 2, Found 6 Days After Pennsylvania Flooding
Mattie Sheils' 9-month-old brother is still missing
- Police have confirmed that a body found in the Delaware River near a Philadelphia wastewater plant Friday is that of 2-year-old Matilda "Mattie" Sheils, who was swept away in a flash flood a week ago. Her mother, Katie Seley, was one of five people who died in the flood...
Flash Flood Proves Deadly
for Pennsylvania Drivers
Jul 16, 2023 10:45 AM CDT
Flash Flood Proves Deadly for Pennsylvania Drivers
4 are dead and 4 missing in Bucks County
- The weekend's brutal weather across the US turned deadly Saturday in Pennsylvania's Bucks County, reports
. Four people are dead and four more are missing after they were caught in fast-rising floodwaters, per ABC6 . "It's very possible it could be more," says county coroner...
Weather Is Coming
Jul 11, 2023 7:54 AM CDT
More Dangerous Weather Is Coming
Flash floods could continue in northeast, while South, West brace for extreme heat
- A storm that brought deadly flooding to parts of New York state on Sunday devastated Vermont on Monday, washing out roads and forcing people from their homes. More than 50 people were rescued from flood waters after some locations saw more than six inches of rain, or more than the...
of Water Is
Jul 10, 2023 7:45 AM CDT
'The Amount of Water Is Extraordinary'
Heavy rainfall leads to flash floods across New York state, killing woman and stranding drivers
- Bridges collapsed, streets filled with water, and dozens of drivers were stranded Sunday evening due to flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall across a portion of New York state. The
New York Times
reports that the Hudson Valley, which includes the West Point Military Academy in Orange County, was hardest...
Get Ready to
Jun 14, 2023 11:08 AM CDT
Deep South, Get Ready to Get Walloped
Severe thunderstorms, winds, tornadoes, hail blowing through on Wednesday
- Americans in the Deep South might want to find a nice Yankee cousin to visit for a couple of days, because the weather is looking to be, shall we say, unpleasant? As Weather.com reports, a strong jet stream is ripping through the region starting Wednesday, bringing with it severe...
Flooding Kills Scores in Congo
May 6, 2023 12:15 PM CDT
Flooding Kills Scores in Congo
About 100 are reported to be missing
- The death toll from flash floods and landslides in eastern Congo has risen to 176, with some 100 people still missing, according to a provisional assessment given by the governor and authorities in the country's South Kivu province. Rivers broke their banks in villages in the territory of Kalehe...
Body of Hiker Who Went
Missing on Iconic Trail Is Found
Aug 24, 2022 8:56 AM CDT
Body of Hiker Who Went Missing on Iconic Trail Is Found
Jetal Agnihotri was hiking the famous 'Narrows' in Utah's Zion National Park
The body of a 29-year-old woman who didn't return from a hike in Utah's Zion National Park has been found. Jetal Agnihotri of Tucson, Arizona, was hiking in the Narrows on Friday when flash floods swept through the area. CNN reports her body was recovered Monday in...
In Death Valley,
'Entire Trees and
Aug 6, 2022 5:30 AM CDT
In Death Valley, 'Entire Trees and Boulders Were Washing Down'
Flash floods spurred by record rainfall strand 1K in Calif. national park
- Record rainfall Friday trigged flash floods at Death Valley National Park that swept away cars, closed all roads, and stranded hundreds of visitors and workers. There were no immediate reports of injuries, but roughly 60 vehicles were buried in mud and debris, and about 500 visitors and 500 park workers...
Kids Were Slowly
Washed Away as
Family Clung to Tree
Jul 30, 2022 5:20 AM CDT
Kids Were Slowly Washed Away as Family Clung to Tree
Amber Smith and Riley Noble's 4 children died in Kentucky's flash floods
- Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday warned it could take weeks for the state to arrive at a final death toll in the flash floods that killed at least 25 people, reports the AP . And while some victims may have yet to be found, four of the confirmed dead have...
Everyone Is Safe
After Virginia Flash Floods
Jul 14, 2022 3:50 PM CDT
Everyone Is Safe After Virginia Flash Floods
More than 40 were initially unaccounted for in southwestern part of state
Everybody is safe in southwestern Virginia after major flooding. Authorities initially counted more than 40 people as unaccounted for in Buchanan County, but they have since tracked everyone down, reports the
. "We are also happy to report that we are at zero fatalities," says county...
Couple Whose Kids Died
in Flood Hear Their Fate
Jan 28, 2022 1:37 PM CST
Couple Whose Kids Died in Flood Hear Their Fate
Daniel Rawlings, who drove around barricade near swollen Arizona creek, and wife get probation
The parents of two children killed after the father drove their military-style vehicle around a barricade and straight into a flooded creek in Arizona won't be serving jail time.
reports that Judge Timothy Wright sentenced Daniel Rawlings to 60 months of supervised probation and 1,000 hours...
'Bomb Cyclone,' Meet
Oct 23, 2021 6:30 AM CDT
'Bomb Cyclone,' Meet 'Atmospheric River'
2 big weather events set to converge Saturday into Sunday on West Coast, and it likely won't be pretty
As if California didn't have enough to not look forward to this weekend, warnings of a potentially rare "atmospheric river" are now being joined by ones for a hurricane-strength "bomb cyclone," which takes place when a low-pressure system's central pressure plummets 24 millibars or...
Floods Killed at Least 11
in 'Death Trap' Apartments
Sep 3, 2021 2:42 AM CDT
Floods Killed at Least 11 in 'Death Trap' Apartments
And more from the tragic mid-Atlantic and northeast flooding
- One of the dozens of people who died in flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida was killed on his way home from watching his daughter compete in a college volleyball match. Donald Allen Bauer, 65, had left DeSales University, which was hosting Moravian University, the school his daughter...
Before She Was Swept Away,
She Went Live on Facebook
Aug 24, 2021 9:55 AM CDT
Before She Was Swept Away, She Went Live on Facebook
Linda Almond's body was recovered Sunday after home caved in
- One of at least 22 victims killed in Tennessee flooding described her terror in a Facebook Live video moments before she was swept away. "We're being flooded right now," Linda Almond announced in a 70-second video filmed from her son's home in Waverly just before 10:...
Tennessee Towns Left Gutted
by Catastrophic Flash Flood
Aug 22, 2021 7:15 AM CDT
Tennessee Towns Left Gutted by Catastrophic Flash Flood
At least 10 dead and dozens missing
- Catastrophic flooding in Middle Tennessee left at least ten people dead and dozens missing Saturday as record-shattering rainfall washed away homes and rural roads, authorities said. Business owner Kansas Klein watched in horror from a bridge Saturday morning as cars and entire houses were swept down a road in...
Jul 9, 2021 8:48 AM CDT
Flooded Subways? NYC Commuters Trudge On
Videos show people wading in waist-deep water to get to trains after heavy rains bring flash floods
- New Yorkers are known to be a tough bunch who roll with whatever comes their way, and videos that have emerged as thunderstorms pummeled the city this week did nothing to dispel that impression. Per the
New York Times
, the city was slammed by heavy rains on Thursday, leading to...
Firefighter Who Saw a Light
Amid Flood: 'It Was God'
Mar 2, 2021 7:25 AM CST
Firefighter Who Saw a Light Amid Flood: 'It Was God'
Family of 5 rescued in Kentucky, with help from a tractor
- Plenty of people had to be rescued from flood waters in southeastern Kentucky over the weekend, including a woman who suffered a seizure, who was moved to safety in the bucket of a tractor. Eddie Stacy of the Hazel Green Volunteer Fire Department was moving his firetruck out of the...
4 Children Dead as Buggy
Overturns in Flood Waters
Apr 30, 2020 11:42 AM CDT
4 Children Dead as Buggy Overturns in Flood Waters
Another Amish child missing after Wednesday accident in Kentucky
- Four Amish children have been found dead and another remains missing after a horse and buggy overturned in flood waters in Kentucky on Wednesday. The carriage overturned shortly before 5pm as the children and their mother were attempting to cross a low-water bridge over a flooded stream in Bath County,...
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