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Floods and Flooding

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  • Hundreds stranded in Montana after ice and snow give way to floods

    Hundreds stranded in Montana after ice and snow give way to floods
    About 350 people were stranded in eastern Montana on Tuesday when rivers overflowed their banks because of melting ice and snow. Hundreds of residents just outside the town of Roundup, about 50 miles north of Billings, have been cut off from outside...
  • O.C. expects $83.2 million in federal funds for water projects

    Orange County is planning to receive about $83.2 million in federal money over the next two years to fund watershed and flood-control projects, including the massive effort to reduce the potential for flooding along the Santa Ana River. While the...
  • House agrees to roll back flood insurance rate increases

    WASHINGTON - In a rare moment of bipartisanship, the House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to roll back flood insurance rate increases that have devastated many homeowners in coastal communities and dogged lawmakers on the campaign trail. The deal,...
  • L.A. flash flood warning sent out as text message alert

    A flash flood warning was issued about 7:15 p.m. Friday for central Los Angeles County as a band of heavy rain centered over the region. Rain was falling as fast as 1 inch per hour from Sunland-Tujunga to Beverly Hills. Urban flash flooding could...
  • Huge California storm wallops water-starved state; more to come

    Huge California storm wallops water-starved state; more to come
    The bigger, badder of two rainstorms that weather forecasters had predicted arrived on schedule late Thursday, drenching a very parched California while causing a slew of hazards along the way. The system is forecast to hover over California through...
  • Hillside dwellers urged to evacuate before more rain hits L.A. area

    Hillside dwellers urged to evacuate before more rain hits L.A. area
    Authorities on Friday pleaded with Glendora residents to heed evacuation orders as the second of two winter storms continued to douse the region with more rain than the area has seen in years, sending mud and debris down hillside streets. Officials...
  • Storm drenches Southern California: Rainfall totals by city

    Storm drenches Southern California: Rainfall totals by city
    A powerful storm system moving through Southern California Thursday night and Friday morning was drenching the area with much-needed rain.  The National Weather Service reported six-hour rainfall totals ending at 8 a.m. Friday, with many spots...
  • L.A. storm: Coastal cities brace for rock slides, flooding, high surf

    L.A. storm: Coastal cities brace for rock slides, flooding, high surf
    With hundreds of homes in the San Gabriel foothills under threat of mudslides and debris flows Friday, coastal communities are also facing their own series of threats from the storm: Rock slides, high surf and potential flooding. As a second, more...
  • As storm approaches, residents prepare for mud, flooding

    As storm approaches, residents prepare for mud, flooding
    Residents and authorities in Southern California foothill communities are bracing for pounding rain, flooding, mudslides and debris flows that could begin in the wee hours of Friday morning. “It’s coming,” said Bonnie Bartling, weather...
  • L.A. storms mean high surf, possible beach erosion, property damage

    L.A. storms mean high surf, possible beach erosion, property damage
    A series of storm systems hitting Southern California has prompted a high-surf advisory in Los Angeles County, with forecasters warning of possible beach erosion and high tides that could cause property damage. The advisory is slated to be in effect...
  • Voluntary evacuations sought in Glendora as winter storms approach

    Voluntary evacuations sought in Glendora as winter storms approach
    Glendora officials increased their emergency flood alert level Wednesday, calling for voluntary evacuations in the Colby fire burn area ahead of two winters storms expected to douse the region. The storm systems forecast for Wednesday to Saturday are...