Friday, March 08, 2019


County officials say upstream dam releases causing major flooding, economic loss in ENC - WITN

County officials say upstream dam releases causing major flooding, economic loss in ENC  WITNBERTIE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Several Eastern Carolina counties are asking for help as flooding from upstream dam releases threaten their economies.
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Friday, March 08, 2019


Conditions are ripe for widespread spring flooding in Nebraska, Iowa - Omaha World-Herald

Conditions are ripe for widespread spring flooding in Nebraska, Iowa  Omaha World-HeraldThis could be a rough spring. National Weather *Service* hydrologists on Thursday sounded the alarm over the potential for significant flooding in the central U.S. ...
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Thursday, March 07, 2019


Fitz Casino reopens after flooding - WREG NewsChannel 3

Fitz Casino reopens after flooding  WREG NewsChannel 3

TUNICA, Miss. — Fitz Casino and Hotel has reopened after temporarily closing due to excess flooding.

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Thursday, March 07, 2019


Watertown leaders preparing for flooding - KSFY

Watertown leaders preparing for flooding  KSFYLeaders with Watertown and Codington County are already preparing for potential flooding in the coming weeks and months.
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Thursday, March 07, 2019


Heavy snowmelt runoff in Verde, Salt rivers causes road closures, flooding in Phoenix area - AZCentral

Heavy snowmelt runoff in Verde, Salt rivers causes road closures, flooding in Phoenix area  AZCentralThis year's winter storms have created water runoff into the Salt River and floods through the southwest Valley, but is replenishing the water supply.
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Thursday, March 07, 2019


Knoxville church assembles care kits, collects water for flooding victims - WATE 6 On Your Side

Knoxville church assembles care kits, collects water for flooding victims  WATE 6 On Your SideAnother local church has stepped up to help families affected by recent flooding.
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Thursday, March 07, 2019


American Homeowners and Their Insurers Face a Flooding Crisis From Within - The Wall Street Journal

American Homeowners and Their Insurers Face a Flooding Crisis From Within  The Wall Street JournalMore homeowners are reporting water damage from inside their homes even as many other types of claims—including fire—have declined in frequency, ...
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019


Heavy rain floods homes, forces closures - St. George Daily Spectrum

Heavy rain floods homes, forces closures  St. George Daily SpectrumA rainstorm which moved through the area Wednesday caused flooding in the community of Brookside.
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Saturday, December 29, 2018


FEMA slammed for halting flood claims during shutdown

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Sunday, August 26, 2018


Hawaii Flood Policy Statistics as of 06/30/2018

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 County Name   Policies In-Force  HAWAII COUNTY    4,559  HONOLULU COUNTY   ...
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017


Addendum to the NFIP Adjuster Claims Manual — Special Adjustment Issues: Fiberboard Sheathing/Blackboard

WYO Bulletin w-17065

On October 13, 2017, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) updated the NFIP Adjuster Claims Manual by adding an addendum providing additional guidance on special adjustment issues surrounding perimeter wall sheathing. The addendum expands upon and replaces existing guidance found at...
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017


Special Adjuster Fee Schedule for Claims with a Date of Loss on or after August 24, 2017, through November 30, 2017

Source: Bulletin W-17045

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused widespread flooding in Texas, Louisiana, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Florida, and the southeast United States. Due to the catastrophic impacts of these hurricanes and the increased demand for flood insurance adjusters, the Federal Emergency Management...

Sunday, June 26, 2016


West Virginia Flooding

NFIP Policy Counts for the named counties

President Declares Major Disaster for West Virginia WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the State of West Virginia to supplement state and local...
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Saturday, June 25, 2016


Flood-Stricken West Virginia Counties Get Federal Disaster Designation - ABC News

CNNFlood-Stricken West Virginia Counties Get Federal Disaster DesignationABC NewsThree West Virginia counties devastated by flooding will receive federal disaster assistance, the state's governor announced today as the death toll rose again. The Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide...
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Saturday, June 25, 2016


At Least 23 Dead From Severe Flooding In West Virginia - NPR

At Least 23 Dead From Severe Flooding In West VirginiaNPRHeard on All Things Considered. Kara Lofton. Ray Suarez. From West Virginia Public Broadcasting. West Virginia's governor has declared a state of emergency in 44 counties after severe flooding that damaged homes and stranded people across...
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Saturday, June 25, 2016


West Virginia devastated by deadly flooding - WHIO

WHIOWest Virginia devastated by deadly floodingWHIORoad signs signaling to US 119 along Frame Road in Elkview, W.Va., are surrounded by flood waters Friday, June 24, 2016. (Sam Owens/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT ...and more »
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Saturday, June 25, 2016


Crews rescue stranded residents in W.Va. flooding; 23 dead - Tribune-Review

Crews rescue stranded residents in W.Va. flooding; 23 deadTribune-ReviewTo donate to Red Cross flood relief efforts in West Virginia, visit redcrosswv.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. Donors also can text the word “REDCROSS” to 90999 to make a $10 donation. For a donation in excess of $500, call...
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Saturday, June 25, 2016


23 Killed In Historic West Virgina Flooding - NPR

23 Killed In Historic West Virgina FloodingNPRSome of the worst flooding in the state in 100 years is being blamed for the deaths of more than 20 people. Reporter Ashton Marra tells Scott Simon that many died trapped in their cars and homes. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR ...
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Saturday, June 25, 2016


At least 26 dead as historic floods sweep West Virginia - USA TODAY

USA TODAYAt least 26 dead as historic floods sweep West VirginiaUSA TODAYThe bodies of three more victims of West Virginia's historic flooding were found overnight Saturday, according to county authorities, raising the death toll to 26 from torrential rains and high water that has destroyed more...
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Saturday, June 25, 2016


Three people found dead in Kanawha County overnight from flooding - WSAZ-TV

WSAZ-TVThree people found dead in Kanawha County overnight from floodingWSAZ-TVKANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Three more deaths have been reported in Kanawha County following massive flooding. According to the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department, a man was found dead inside a home in the...
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Saturday, June 25, 2016


Crews Rescue the Stranded in West Virginia Flooding; 23 Dead - ABC News

Crews Rescue the Stranded in West Virginia Flooding; 23 DeadABC NewsTeams across the state rescued people from second-story windows, the hoods of cars, the tops of trees. They saved Dunford from her flooded trailer in the middle of the night, just as the water started licking her shoulders. More...
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Saturday, June 25, 2016


GALLERY: Flooding in Rainelle, Richwood, White Sulphur Springs and surrounding areas - Beckley Register-Herald

Beckley Register-HeraldGALLERY: Flooding in Rainelle, Richwood, White Sulphur Springs and surrounding areasBeckley Register-HeraldGALLERY: Flooding in Rainelle, Richwood, White Sulphur Springs and surrounding areas. 15 hrs ago. Scenes from flooding in Rainelle, surrounding areas and the...
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Friday, June 24, 2016


Deadly flooding in West Virginia [PHOTOS] - The Denver Post

The Denver PostDeadly flooding in West Virginia [PHOTOS]The Denver PostMark Lester cleans out a box with creek water as he cleans up from severe flooding in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., Friday, June 24, 2016. Employees and volunteers with Main Street Motors attempt to get company documents out...
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Friday, June 24, 2016


State Health Officials warn of health risks following severe flooding - WSAZ-TV

WSAZ-TVState Health Officials warn of health risks following severe floodingWSAZ-TVCHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- State Health Officials are warning of health risks following severe flooding across West Virginia. "This is obviously still an active and dangerous situation and our concern is to...
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Friday, June 24, 2016


Historic floods swamp West Virginia - USA TODAY

USA TODAYHistoric floods swamp West VirginiaUSA TODAYKathy Bostic sits on a roof as she looks through a muddied plastic tote full of family photographs that she rescued from her flood-damaged home along Jordan Creek Road in Elkview, W.Va., June 24, 2016. Sam Owens, Charleston Gazette-Mail, via...
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Friday, June 24, 2016


Fourteen dead in WV flooding - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)Fourteen dead in WV floodingCharleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)SAM OWENS | Charleston Gazette-Mail Hundreds of people have been stranded at Crossing Annex Shops in Elkview, W.Va., since late Thursday, June 23, after a culvert bridge collapsed due to heavy...
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Thursday, June 23, 2016


EU referendum voters wade through water as floods hit south-east - The Guardian

The GuardianEU referendum voters wade through water as floods hit south-eastThe GuardianThousands of commuters were stuck at Waterloo station as trains were either delayed or cancelled because of flooding, with several people tweeting that they would miss the 10pm deadline to cast their ballot....
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Wednesday, January 13, 2016


NFIP Training Available Online

The NFIP offers free online courses in basic and advanced flood insurance topics through the FEMA Emergency Management Institute. NFIP Training courses are free and open to anyone. Click on a link below to begin your self study course.    (note: we first posted this in December...
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Saturday, May 30, 2015


Texas floods: Enough rain to cover entire state with 8 inches of water in May

(CNN)So much rain has fallen this May on flood-ravaged Texas that it could cover the entire state with 8 inches of water, meteorologists say. And it ain't over yet. Every drop of rain these days is a drop too many in much of Texas, where 22 people have died and President Barack Obama has...
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Monday, May 25, 2015


Governor Abbott Adds 24 Counties To Disaster Declaration

NFIP Flood Policy for the counties

TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME: I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas, issued an Emergency Disaster Proclamation on May 11, 2015, certifying that the severe weather, tornado and flooding event that began on May 4, 2015, has caused a disaster in Bosque, Clay, Denton, Eastland,...
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Friday, April 03, 2015


Storms cause damage, flash flooding in southern Missouri - STLtoday.com

Storms cause damage, flash flooding in southern MissouriSTLtoday.comPOMONA, Mo. • Parts of southern Missouri are cleaning up after strong storms brought heavy rains and high winds, including a tornado. The storms began Thursday night and continued into Friday morning. Pomona's assistant fire...
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Friday, April 03, 2015


At least 1000 people rescued from flooded streets, homes Friday - WLKY Louisville

WLKY LouisvilleAt least 1000 people rescued from flooded streets, homes FridayWLKY LouisvillePRP firefighters from the Jefferson County Water Rescue were the heroes of the day as they safely brought residents out of their flooded first floor apartments and to a nearby parking lot. Some were...
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Friday, April 03, 2015


Flooding closes I-64 in Indiana, swamps tractor-trailers - USA TODAY

USA TODAYFlooding closes I-64 in Indiana, swamps tractor-trailersUSA TODAYJASPER, Ind. — Heavy rains closed parts of Interstate 64 on Friday and led to the rescue of a UPS driver. Westbound portions of the highway between Evansville, Ind., and Louisville, Ky., were closed in Perry and Dubois...
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Friday, April 03, 2015


Louisville struggles with 2 crises: Huge GE fire, flooding from storm - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesLouisville struggles with 2 crises: Huge GE fire, flooding from stormLos Angeles TimesMore than 200 firefighters battled to control a massive blaze that erupted at General Electric's Appliance Park in Louisville, Ky., on Friday even as city officials also had to cope with...
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Friday, April 03, 2015


Severe Storms to Eye Louisiana to Kentucky Friday; Flood Risk More Extensive - AccuWeather.com

Severe Storms to Eye Louisiana to Kentucky Friday; Flood Risk More ExtensiveAccuWeather.comThe risk of flooding will affect part of the Ohio Valley and central Appalachians. Severe storms will also ignite in part of the mid-Atlantic. According to AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist Henry...
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Friday, April 03, 2015


Storms Bring Floods and Tornadoes to Missouri, Kentucky - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comStorms Bring Floods and Tornadoes to Missouri, KentuckyNBCNews.comEmergency teams were called to more than 40 high-water rescues early Friday after a severe storm lashed parts of the Plains and South with tornadoes, rain and flooding. Kentucky was soaked by up to 5 inches of rain,...
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Friday, April 03, 2015


Flooding in Louisville Closes Roads, Prompts Water Rescues - ABC News

U.S. News & World ReportFlooding in Louisville Closes Roads, Prompts Water RescuesABC NewsAuthorities in Louisville, Kentucky, made more than 100 water rescues early Friday as area storms flooded roads and prompted at least one evacuation. Louisville MetroSafe spokeswoman Jody Duncan says 116...
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Friday, April 03, 2015


Storms, rain, flooding in Good Friday forecast - Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati.comStorms, rain, flooding in Good Friday forecastCincinnati.comMost of Northern Kentucky is under a flood advisory, while the rest of the region is under a flood watch, according to the weather service. The Ohio River is not expected to get close to flood levels. High temperatures...
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Friday, April 03, 2015


Officers close roadways due to flooding in Lexington - WKYT

WKYTOfficers close roadways due to flooding in LexingtonWKYTFlooding was reporting along Tates Creek Road near Gainesway Drive. Two officers blocked the inbound lanes of Tates Creek Road. On Leestown Road at New Circle Road a car was stuck in high water on Friday morning. Police helped the...
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Friday, April 03, 2015


Flooding causes numerous road closures, water rescues - WLKY Louisville

WLKY LouisvilleFlooding causes numerous road closures, water rescuesWLKY Louisville“Slept late and went to get my son ready for school, and felt the basement step and stepped onto what was a flooding carpet,” Steve Heggie said. Heggie has lived in Okolona for more than 16 years, but he's never...
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