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After Pair of 1-in-1000 Year Floods, a Maryland Town Seeks Safeguards

The deadly flash flood that devastated a Maryland town’s historic center in July 2016 was dubbed a 1-in-1000 year event. Less than two years later, an even more treacherous flood ravaged the town, gutting shops and killing a visitor. Exasperated …

NWS: Alabama, Florida Storms Spawned At Least 3 Tornadoes

The National Weather Service confirms at least three tornadoes in Alabama from Sunday storms, and is surveying other parts of southern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. A storm with estimated winds of 80 mph (130 kph) overturned five recreational vehicles …

Third Nor’easter Fouls Roads, Moods as Millions Face Cleanup

The third major storm in two weeks has lashed the Northeast with hurricane-force winds, heavy snow and widespread power outages and now millions of people are facing yet another cleanup. The storm on Tuesday buried some towns beneath 2 feet …

Snowy Nor’easter Brings Threat of More Power Problems

Another snowy, blowy nor’easter threatened a new round of power outages as it began moving up the East Coast on Wednesday, causing officials to close schools and government offices and raising concerns for utility customers still trying to bounce back …

Big Chill Returns to Menace Northeast as Snow Storm Subsides

The fast-moving snow storm that pummeled the U.S. Northeast, grounding flights, knocking out power to thousands and causing coastal flooding, gave way to a brutal cold on Friday with dozens of cities expected to break temperature records. The low in …

New York State Prepares Long Island for Hurricane Jose’s Impact

New York state officials have deployed members of the National Guard and specialized emergency response units to Long Island to prepare for potentially severe weather caused by Hurricane Jose. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says 100 members of the National Guard, 13 …

Remnants of Harvey Spawn Tornadoes, Floods Across Deep South

Harvey spread its misery across the Deep South as flooded creeks drove people from their homes in Tennessee and Kentucky and an apparent tornado damaged homes and toppled trees in a rural area of northwest Alabama. More than 50 people …

Southeast States Feel Effects of Harvey

Rains from Harvey are inundating coastal Alabama with floodwaters and forcing the Tennessee Valley Authority to lower lake levels in north Alabama. Authorities say numerous roads were covered with water in Mobile and Baldwin counties Wednesday morning, and conditions could …

Floods Prompt State of Emergency in North Carolina

A North Carolina county declared a state of emergency Wednesday because flooding closed a number of roads and led to evacuations. Edgecombe County officials announced on Facebook that several roads are impassable and that residents on one road outside the …

2 Tornadoes Confirmed in Mississippi From Weekend Weather

The National Weather Service confirms two tornadoes hit Mississippi’s northeast corner on Saturday. A survey shows that a twister with top winds of 90 mph (145 kph) struck Prentiss County around 2:35 p.m. The tornado, rated EF-1 on the enhanced …