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Central Michigan rivers still high after big storms

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Central Michigan rivers still high after big storms

- Midland, Mich. — Flood warnings remained posted on some rivers in central Michigan, which are above flood stage after intense storms. State police posted photos Saturday of a marine services team helping families evacuate in boats in Midland County. The National Weather Service says the Tittabawassee River should go below flood stage by Monday. MSP Marine Services Team working in Midland County

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Southern Utah wildfire grows, additional evacuations ordered

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Southern Utah wildfire grows, additional evacuations ordered

- SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A southern Utah wildfire grew again overnight, forcing additional evacuations. Fire officials said Saturday that it had charred about 58.7 square miles (152 square kilometers) near the town of Brian Head. It’s 5 percent contained and has destroyed at least 13 homes. High winds and hot weather continue to intensify the fire but conditions are expected to improve Sunday before winds return Monday

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Central Michigan rivers still very high after big storms

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Central Michigan rivers still very high after big storms

- MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Flood warnings remained posted on some rivers in central Michigan, which are above flood stage after intense storms. State police posted photos Saturday of a marine services team helping families evacuate in boats in Midland County. The National Weather Service says the Tittabawassee River should go below flood stage by Monday. The Chippewa River could stay above flood stage until Tuesday

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Residents still dealing with severe flooding in wake of Tropical Depression Cindy

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Residents still dealing with severe flooding in wake of Tropical Depression Cindy

- LAFITTE, La. — Flooding is still a problem for some Louisiana residents Friday after Tropical Depression Cindy made its way through the state. WDSU spoke with Lafitte Mayor Tim Kerner to find out what plans are in the works to clear the streets. Mayor Kerner said emergency crews will be out as the tide goes down to try and pump the remaining water off the street and into the gulf

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Residents still dealing with severe flooding in wake of Tropical Depression Cindy

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Residents still dealing with severe flooding in wake of Tropical Depression Cindy

- LAFITTE, La. — Flooding is still a problem for some Louisiana residents Friday after Tropical Depression Cindy made its way through the state. WDSU spoke with Lafitte Mayor Tim Kerner to find out what plans are in the works to clear the streets. Mayor Kerner said emergency crews will be out as the tide goes down to try and pump the remaining water off the street and into the gulf

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Flash flood warning issued for southeast Harris County

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Flash flood warning issued for southeast Harris County

- A flash flood warning has been issued for southeast Harris County until 12:45 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Thunderstorms are producing heavy rain across the area under the warning. Rain is falling as high as 2.2 inches every 30 minutes across east Houston, the weather service reported. More than 4 inches of rain has already fallen over southern parts of Lake Houston area

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Tropical Depression Cindy's rains pound the Tri-State

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Tropical Depression Cindy's rains pound the Tri-State

- HUNTINGTON - Rain bands reeling away from Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains from the Southeast to the Midwest, triggering flash flood warnings over several states including West Virginia, whose residents on Friday marked the anniversary of deadly floods last June. Hours of steady rain closed portions of 3rd, 4th and 5th avenues in Huntington's Highlawn neighborhood near 24th Street as night fell

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Rivers run a costly race: Timing of crests key to unprecedented flood

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Rivers run a costly race: Timing of crests key to unprecedented flood

- FARGO — Micheal Kemp looks at the flooded rivers converging in northern Cass and Clay counties, creating islands out of farms and small towns, and sees the "mega-flood" that Fargo-Moorhead may someday suffer. "We're experiencing kind of a mini-microcosm of what could be our future," said Kemp, an emergency management consultant who specializes in floods and lives in the flood-prone area between the Sheyenne River and Cass County 17 north of West Fargo

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Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest

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Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest

- Rain bands reeling away from Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains from the Southeast to the Midwest, triggering flash flood warnings over several states including West Virginia, whose residents on Friday marked the anniversary of deadly floods last June. The storms stretching for hundreds of miles (kilometers) are expected to push river levels higher in coming days as the remnants of a tropical storm cross Tennessee and Kentucky into West Virginia

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Watch: Good Samaritans rescue woman trapped in car during flash flood

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Watch: Good Samaritans rescue woman trapped in car during flash flood

- A woman in Muscle Shoals became trapped inside her car when a flash flood pushed it into a ditch. Luckily, these good Samaritans were around to help.

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The Latest: Cindy spurs scattered street flooding in Indiana

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The Latest: Cindy spurs scattered street flooding in Indiana

- NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Cindy (all times local): INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Heavy rainfall from the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy has caused scattered street flooding across central and southern Indiana. The National Weather Service issued flood warnings for most of the southern two-thirds of the state, with more than 3 inches of rain falling in places by midday Friday and minor flooding expected along some rivers

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1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm - | WBTV Charlotte

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1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm - | WBTV Charlotte

- By ERIK SCHELZIG and KEVIN McGILL Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains over the upper South on Friday, triggering flash flood warnings from the Mississippi valley into West Virginia, a state still recovering from deadly flooding one year ago. Rain bands stretching for hundreds of miles (kilometers) are expected to push river and lake levels higher in coming days as what remains of an earlier tropical storm crosses Tennessee and Kentucky and takes aim at West Virginia

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Remnants of Cindy bring threat of flooding to Cincinnati area

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Remnants of Cindy bring threat of flooding to Cincinnati area

- CINCINNATI — As Tropical Depression Cindy weakens, remnants of the storm will be felt in the Cincinnati area. Heavy rains will pummel Cincinnati in the overnight hours and into Friday evening, bringing the threat of flooding to the area. A flash flood watch goes into effect at 2 a.m. and will remain active until 2 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service said

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30K outages in SE Mich. as storms bring high winds

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30K outages in SE Mich. as storms bring high winds

- Buy Photo. Widespread storms brought flooding, high winds and thousands of power outages across Metro Detroit on Thursday night. The downpours totaling as much as 1 inch of rain in some spots prompted the National Weather Service to issue an urban and small stream flood advisory for northeastern Wayne County through 11:45 p.m. “Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low-lying spots,” the notice read

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Remnants of tropical storm drench US Gulf Coast — spawn tornadoes and flooding

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Remnants of tropical storm drench US Gulf Coast — spawn tornadoes and flooding

- The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy brought tornadoes and flooding to the U.S. Gulf Coast on Thursday and its heavy rains will drench much of the eastern United States in coming days, forecasters said. Flooding and road closures stretched from east Texas into northwestern Florida after Cindy made landfall early on Thursday near the Louisiana-Texas border and weakened to a tropical depression, the National Weather Service said

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Updated: 400 more homes evacuated as Utah wildfire grows

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Updated: 400 more homes evacuated as Utah wildfire grows

- .... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... SALT LAKE CITY — A wildfire near a southern Utah ski town has forced the evacuations of 400 more homes after the fire doubled in size amid high winds, authorities said Thursday. The Utah blaze is one of several burning in the U

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Cindy weakens to tropical depression after making landfall in Louisiana

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Cindy weakens to tropical depression after making landfall in Louisiana

- After making landfall in Louisiana, Cindy weakened to a tropical depression on Thursday but still brought strong winds, heavy rain and the threat of dangerous floods to several Southern states. In its latest advisory, the National Weather Service continued to warn that the storm could cause "life-threatening flash flooding." A tropical storm warning that had been in effect from High Island, Texas, to Morgan City, Louisiana, was discontinued Thursday by 11 a

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Flash flood warning issued for parts of Houston as storms hit the area Sunday morning
Flash flood warning issued for parts of Houston as storms hit the area Sunday morning Updated 6:08 am, Sunday, June 25, 2017 A flash flood warning has been issued for the Houston area until 6:45 a.m. after storms hit the area Sunday morning. The National Weather Service issued the warning for Central Harris County as gauges at some locations showed 2 inches of rain per hour. As of 5:30 a.m. Houston's downtown area has received about 1   Read More ...
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State warns of wildfire danger
State warns of wildfire danger SPOKANE, Wash. - (AP) - State officials are warning about increased wildfire danger in all of Eastern Washington through the weekend. The state Department of Natural Resources says increasing winds, higher temperatures and lower humidity are expected to heighten the risk of wildfires. The increased danger is expected to last until Tuesday. (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved   Read More ...
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Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan
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Central Michigan rivers still high after big storms
Central Michigan rivers still high after big storms Midland, Mich. — Flood warnings remained posted on some rivers in central Michigan, which are above flood stage after intense storms. State police posted photos Saturday of a marine services team helping families evacuate in boats in Midland County. The National Weather Service says the Tittabawassee River should go below flood stage by Monday. MSP Marine Services Team working in Midland County   Read More ...
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Cindy remnants causing scattered flooding across Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Heavy rainfall from the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy has caused scattered street flooding across central and southern Indiana. The National Weather Service issued flood warnings for most of the southern two-thirds of the state, with more than 3 inches of rain falling in places by midday Friday and minor flooding expected along some rivers. Emergency crews helped some people from stranded vehicles in Muncie, including a nearly submerged SUV at a railroad underpass   Read More ...
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Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan
Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan TOKYO – A strong earthquake shook residents Sunday in a mountainous region of central Japan, injuring at least two people and knocking roof tiles off homes. The magnitude 5.6 quake struck about 7 a.m. at a shallow depth of 7 kilometers (4 miles) in Nagano prefecture, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The epicenter was about 190 kilometers (120 miles) west of Tokyo   Read More ...
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Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan
TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake has shaken residents in a mountainous region of central Japan, injuring at least two people and knocking roof tiles off homes. The Japan Meteorological Agency says a magnitude 5.6 quake struck about 7 a.m. Sunday in Nagano prefecture, about 190 kilometers (120 miles) west of Tokyo. The U.S. Geological Survey measured the magnitude at 5   Read More ...
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Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan
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Strong earthquake injures 2, knocks off roof tiles in Japan
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Southern Utah wildfire grows, additional evacuations ordered
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Central Michigan rivers still very high after big storms
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Residents still dealing with severe flooding in wake of Tropical Depression Cindy
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Residents still dealing with severe flooding in wake of Tropical Depression Cindy
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Residents still dealing with severe flooding in wake of Tropical Depression Cindy
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Flash flood warning issued for southeast Harris County
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Abandoned bridge collapses into tropical storm-driven flood
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Tropical Depression Cindy's rains pound the Tri-State
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Rivers run a costly race: Timing of crests key to unprecedented flood
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Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest
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Watch: Good Samaritans rescue woman trapped in car during flash flood
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Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest
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Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest - | WBTV Charlotte
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Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to Midwest
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rain bands spinning off of Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains across the Southeast and into the Midwest on Friday, triggering scattered flash flood warnings in several states including West Virginia, whose residents are still recovering from deadly floods one year ago. The storms stretching for hundreds of miles (kilometers) are expected to push river and lake levels higher in coming days as what remains of an earlier tropical storm crosses Tennessee and Kentucky and enters West Virginia   Read More ...
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Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to Midwest - | WBTV Charlotte
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The Latest: Cindy spurs scattered street flooding in Indiana
The Latest: Cindy spurs scattered street flooding in Indiana NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Cindy (all times local): INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Heavy rainfall from the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy has caused scattered street flooding across central and southern Indiana. The National Weather Service issued flood warnings for most of the southern two-thirds of the state, with more than 3 inches of rain falling in places by midday Friday and minor flooding expected along some rivers   Read More ...
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1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm - | WBTV Charlotte
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State warns of wildfire danger
SPOKANE, Wash. State officials are warning about increased wildfire danger in all of Eastern Washington through the weekend. The state Department of Natural Resources says increasing winds, higher temperatures and lower humidity are expected to heighten the risk of wildfires. The increased danger is expected to last until Tuesday. Unlimited Digital Access for just $1.99. Sign up now for full access to our website, the digital newspaper, apps and more!   Read More ...
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The Latest: Cindy spurs flash flood watches around the South
The Latest: Cindy spurs flash flood watches around the South NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Cindy (all times local): Flash flood watches are in effect until early Saturday in north central Tennessee, all of Kentucky and most of West Virginia as the remnants of a tropical storm head deeper inland. Others are in effect in the Mississippi and Ohio valleys. The National Weather Service said Tropical Depression Cindy is continuing to produce heavy rain around the Mississippi Valley   Read More ...
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The Latest: Cindy spurs flash flood watches around the South
The Latest: Cindy spurs flash flood watches around the South NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Cindy (all times local): Flash flood watches are in effect until early Saturday in north central Tennessee, all of Kentucky and most of West Virginia as the remnants of a tropical storm head deeper inland. Others are in effect in the Mississippi and Ohio valleys. The National Weather Service said Tropical Depression Cindy is continuing to produce heavy rain around the Mississippi Valley   Read More ...
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Pennsylvania flash flood takes man's life, derails tanker cars
Pennsylvania flash flood takes man's life, derails tanker cars SHELOCTA -- Flash flooding in Indiana County has claimed the life of a man and apparently derailed some rail cars. Authorities say 30-year-old Justin McCoy, of Shelocta, died when his kayak overturned while he was trying to unclog a pond and got stuck in a pipe near the Indiana-Armstrong County border on Thursday night. Indiana County Coroner Jerry Overman Jr. says McCoy's father and neighbors tried but couldn't pull McCoy from the pipe before he drowned   Read More ...
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Pennsylvania flash flood takes man's life; rail cars derail
SHELOCTA, Pa. (AP) — Flash flooding in western Pennsylvania has claimed the life of a man and apparently derailed some rail cars. Authorities say 30-year-old Justin McCoy, of Shelocta, died when his kayak overturned while he was trying to unclog a pond and got stuck in a pipe near the Indiana-Armstrong County border on Thursday night. Indiana County Coroner Jerry Overman Jr   Read More ...
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Cindy expected to drench Tenn., Kentucky, W. Virginia
Cindy expected to drench Tenn., Kentucky, W. Virginia Nashville, Tenn. — Forecasters expect remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy to drench parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia Friday afternoon and evening, bringing heavy rainfall, possible flash flooding and higher river and lake levels through the weekend. The severe weather was arriving on the anniversary of torrential rains and flooding that left 23 people dead in West Virginia last year   Read More ...
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Man dies in flash flood in western Pennsylvania
SHELOCTA, Pa. (AP) — Flash flooding has claimed the life of a man and apparently derailed some rail cars in western Pennsylvania. Authorities say a Shelocta man died when he attempted to unclog a pond and got stuck in the pipe near the Indiana-Armstrong County border on Thursday night. The man's name has not been released. Meanwhile, it appears floodwaters knocked several rail cars off the tracks in Armstrong Township   Read More ...
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Remnants of tropical storm drench US Gulf Coast, spawn twisters, flooding
Remnants of tropical storm drench US Gulf Coast, spawn twisters, flooding The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy brought tornadoes and flooding to the U.S. Gulf Coast on Thursday and its heavy rains will drench much of the eastern United States in coming days, forecasters said. Flooding and road closures stretched from east Texas into northwestern Florida after Cindy made landfall early on Thursday near the Louisiana-Texas border and weakened to a tropical depression, the National Weather Service said   Read More ...
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Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia
Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Forecasters expect remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy to drench parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia, bringing heavy rainfall, possible flash flooding and higher river and lake levels through the weekend. The weather Friday was arriving on the anniversary of torrential rains and flooding that left 23 people dead in West Virginia a year ago. National Weather Service officials in the three states said rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches (50 to 100 millimeters) were expected, with isolated amounts up to 6 inches (150 millimeters)   Read More ...
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Remnants of Cindy bring threat of flooding to Cincinnati area
Remnants of Cindy bring threat of flooding to Cincinnati area CINCINNATI — As Tropical Depression Cindy weakens, remnants of the storm will be felt in the Cincinnati area. Heavy rains will pummel Cincinnati in the overnight hours and into Friday evening, bringing the threat of flooding to the area. A flash flood watch goes into effect at 2 a.m. and will remain active until 2 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service said   Read More ...
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Remnants of tropical storm drench U.S. Gulf Coast, spawn twisters, flooding
The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy brought tornadoes and flooding to the U.S. Gulf Coast on Thursday and its heavy rains will drench much of the eastern United States in coming days, forecasters said. Flooding and road closures stretched from east Texas into northwestern Florida after Cindy made landfall early on Thursday near the Louisiana-Texas border and weakened to a tropical depression, the National Weather Service said   Read More ...
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30K outages in SE Mich. as storms bring high winds
30K outages in SE Mich. as storms bring high winds Buy Photo. Widespread storms brought flooding, high winds and thousands of power outages across Metro Detroit on Thursday night. The downpours totaling as much as 1 inch of rain in some spots prompted the National Weather Service to issue an urban and small stream flood advisory for northeastern Wayne County through 11:45 p.m. “Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low-lying spots,” the notice read   Read More ...
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