User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Storms
Last updated: May 24 2017 21:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A massive landslide that closed Highway 1 is part of a $1-billion problem for California 24.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary
A massive landslide that closed Pacific Coast Highway part of $1 billion problem for California
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Strong storms, tornadoes possible in parts of Deep South 24.5.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasters say powerful thunderstorms are possible across parts of the South, bringing the threat of tornadoes to south Georgia and northern Florida. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch Wednesday for a large part of Florida, including the cities of Jacksonville; Gainesville and Tallahassee. Parts of south Georgia, including Valdosta, also […]
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Flood fears spread to Carolinas as rain pounds the South 23.5.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

ATLANTA (AP) — The threat of flooding continues across several southern states as heavy rain soaked the area and prompted new flood watches in the Carolinas while a massive storm system swept eastward. The National Weather Service said flash flood watches early Tuesday extended from southeast Louisiana across Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, the Carolinas and a […]
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Massive new slide covers stretch of Highway 1 near Big Sur 23.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A massive new landslide along California's iconic coastal Highway 1 has buried the road under a 40-foot layer of rock and dirt, the latest hit in a winter of crippling slides and flooding.

A swath of the hillside gave way in an area called Mud Creek on Saturday night, covering about one-third of...

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Severe weather creates havoc across Germany 20.5.2017 Washington Post: World
Thunderstorms have created havoc across Germany leading to the derailment of a train with seven people injured, flight cancellations at Hamburg’s airport and a mudslide on a highway in the eastern part of the country.
Deep snow in the foothills melting toward South Platte River towns at a slow and steady pace 20.5.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
This week's "Maycember" snowstorm that buried the Front Range foothills was unexpected but hardly cataclysmic. But downstream, communities were bracing for the surge as the South Platte River swelled as much as 42 inches of snow began its peaks-to-plains descent.
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21 dead from a single lightning strike — and four more new weather mortality records 20.5.2017 Washington Post
21 dead from a single lightning strike — and four more new weather mortality records
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Saturday showers, warmer Memorial Day weekend? 20.5.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A rainy Saturday ahead.
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Landslide strands about 13,000 Indian pilgrims 19.5.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

LUCKNOW (AP) — An official says a landslide has stranded about 13,000 Indian pilgrims near a revered Hindu temple site in northern India, but caused no casualties. A spokesman for the Uttarakhand state government, Amit Chandola, said pre-monsoon rains in the mountainous area on Friday triggered a landslide of mud and boulders that blocked roads […]
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Feels like April; soggy Saturday 19.5.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
It felt like July last weekend in southern and central Minnesota, with highs in the 80s. Our cool temperatures from today right through the weekend will make it feel more like April. Don’t you love our Minnesota temperature extremes? Weekend highs Saturday highs will be in the 40s to mid 50s in Minnesota: Those highs…
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Flash flooding in Tennessee traps school buses 19.5.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WESTMORELAND, Tenn. (AP) — Three school buses have been trapped by high water after heavy rains in northern Tennessee. Sumner County Sheriff Sonny Weatherford told news outlets the buses were carrying students on three different roads that were covered by high water. He said the buses became trapped and emergency crews were called in to […]
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Thornton cancels Thorntonfest for second time in 22 years because of flooding Thursday 19.5.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
The 22nd Thorntonfest on Saturday at Carpenter Park Fields has been canceled because of flooding.
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Rising sea levels could mean twice as much flood risk in Los Angeles and other coastal cities 19.5.2017 LA Times: Science

The effects of rising oceans on coastal flooding may be even worse than we thought. Scientists have found that a mere 10 to 20 centimeters of sea-level rise — which is expected by 2050 — will more than double the frequency of serious flooding events in many parts of the globe, including along the...

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Snow, sleet and rain falling in different parts of metro area; heavy snow in mountains 18.5.2017 Denver Post: Local
Up to 4 feet of snow is possible above 9,000 feet in the mountains and up to 4 inches of snow could fall before the end of a blustery spring storm out of the northwest, forecasters say.
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Winter blast? Spring storm could drop up to 3 feet of snow in Rockies and 6 inches in Denver 17.5.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A powerful spring storm could clobber the mountains and foothills with 1 to 3 feet of snow and drop between 3 and 6 inches of snow along the urban corridor by Friday afternoon, forecasters say.
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Colorado Mills still closed after destructive hailstorm that caused roof damage and flooding 17.5.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
More than a week after a destructive hail storm hit parts of the metro area Colorado Mills remains closed because of extensive damage and safety concerns.
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Wet and stormy: Multi-inch storm waves this week 16.5.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Slight severe risk today.
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Flooding along Arkansas River forces highway closure 15.5.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
A National Weather Service flood warning was expected to remain in effect until Monday evening.
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Flood warnings issued for Logan, Provo rivers 13.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
The National Weather Service issued a flood warning Friday for the Logan and Provo rivers after a week of warm temperatures melted some of the snowpack. The Logan River above Cutler Reservoir could flood between Friday evening and Saturday morning. The NWS is also watching the Blacksmith Fork River, which could flooding housing developments along State Route 89 near Logan. In Utah County, a flood watch has been issued for the Provo River, below Deer Creek Dam, between Saturday morning and Monda... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Despite warnings, drivers continue to die on flooded roads 12.5.2017 AP National
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Christina Thompson was joking when she texted her dad last month after days of unrelenting thunderstorms near his rural southern Missouri home: &quot;Are you getting washed away?&quot;...
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