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1 year 8 months ago

Fall rains bring havoc to Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - The rain has tapered off in Haiti and floodwaters no longer claw at houses, but the situation across much of the country remains grim following an autumn of punishing rains. Scores of people have died and experts fear food shortages loom. Heavy rains began falling even...

2 years 9 months ago

Homeowner frustrated by flooding

When it rains, things get expensive for Beverley Stephens. The Stratmoor Hills homeowner had at least two feet of water in her basement earlier this month when record rainfall hit the area. "The carpet got soaked, all of the furniture in here was soaked," Stephens said. The repair...

2 years 10 months ago

Lee's flooding keeps evacuees out of their homes

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities in central New York say flood waters that inundated the city of Binghamton and surrounding communities have begun receding, but there's no indication yet when some of the 20,000 evacuees can return to their homes. Broome County Deputy Emergency Manager Raymond Serowik tells The...

2 years 10 months ago

Lee causing problems for the Northeast

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) - The remnants of Tropical Storm Lee are dumping rain and bringing fresh flooding concerns to areas in the Northeast still trying to recover from damage wrought by Hurricane Irene. Rising waters of a rain-swollen creek have forced the evacuation of residents in the northeastern Pennsylvania...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Fire bans continue despite wet weather

Despite the recent rain and humidity, the fire danger remains high in Southern Colorado. Fire bans are still in place in both Colorado Springs and unincorporated El Paso County. Captain Jesse Ortiz with the Colorado Springs Fire Department says all of the the moisture is helping, but one or...

3 years 2 months ago

The flurries are flying

A spring snow storm brought a mix of rain and snow to communities across Southern Colorado Wednesday morning. Rain, snow and thunder are expected throughout the day with the heaviest snow falling in the mountains and higher elevations. Despite the storm, the National Weather Service says we still need...

3 years 4 months ago

Odd weather day

We've had lots of different kinds of weather today. From rain, to snow, to fog to thunder. The rain should end tonight and make way for sunshine tomorrow. Attached video was shot by Scott about 15 miles south of Pueblo early this afternoon. A few minutes later...

3 years 9 months ago

Snow falls in Teller County

Southern Colorado got its first taste of winter weather on Monday. Temperatures dipped into the twenties in some areas out west with snow in the high country. In Teller County many people woke up to something they haven't seen in quite a while, snow. "I just thought oh dear! It's...

3 years 9 months ago

Strange weather hits Southern Colorado

The Colorado Springs area has had some strange weather today, from sunshine, to hail, to snow. A small stream flood advisory is in effect until 2 p.m. for northwestern Teller County. Slow moving storms this morning dropped an estimated one inch of rain across the area, which includes a...

3 years 9 months ago

Rain pounds NC as storm moves up the East Coast

Driving rain from a storm system moving up the East Coast has been soaking southeastern North Carolina and prompting worries of flooding and tornadoes. In North Carolina, the National Weather Service says the nearly 21 inches collected in Wilmington since rain started falling Sunday topped Hurricane Floyd's five-day mark...

3 years 10 months ago

Flooding forces evacuations in Wisconsin

A powerful storm system passing through the upper Midwest has flooded a small Wisconsin community's downtown and has forced mandatory evacuations. The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department says deputies are working to evacuate homes in downtown Arcadia, which sits along the swollen Trempealeau river. Mayor John Kimmel has declared...

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