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Schumer to Congress: Renew national flood insurance program Schumer to Congress: Renew national flood insurance program
- September 01, 2017

People in those areas and near them have complained for years that the premiums are too high, though they would be much higher still if not subsidized by the federal government. Very few of them are likely to have flood insurance. This means that many people will be paying for flood damage completely out of pocket. Harvey made landfall Friday night and has since broken the USA record for rainfall from a single storm, CNN senior meteorologist Dave Hennen said - with some areas of the state ... (more...)
Coastal Storm Bringing Rain & Wind to NC Coast Coastal Storm Bringing Rain & Wind to NC Coast
- August 30, 2017

Harvey brought catastrophic flooding to Texas . As of this writing, rain is already spreading northward through the Garden State, with heavier rain expected later on. Sunday night: Heavy rain and gusty winds are possible from South Florida into coastal Georgia and the southern coast of SC. The wording may seem elaborate, but it means that this disturbance could become a tropical storm very soon. (more...)
Coastal Storm Bringing Rain & Wind to NC Coast Coastal Storm Bringing Rain & Wind to NC Coast
- August 30, 2017

Harvey brought catastrophic flooding to Texas . As of this writing, rain is already spreading northward through the Garden State, with heavier rain expected later on. Sunday night: Heavy rain and gusty winds are possible from South Florida into coastal Georgia and the southern coast of SC. The wording may seem elaborate, but it means that this disturbance could become a tropical storm very soon. (more...)
Coastal Storm Bringing Rain & Wind to NC Coast Coastal Storm Bringing Rain & Wind to NC Coast
- August 30, 2017

Harvey brought catastrophic flooding to Texas . As of this writing, rain is already spreading northward through the Garden State, with heavier rain expected later on. Sunday night: Heavy rain and gusty winds are possible from South Florida into coastal Georgia and the southern coast of SC. The wording may seem elaborate, but it means that this disturbance could become a tropical storm very soon. (more...)
A Tropical Storm is Developing Northeast of Jacksonville A Tropical Storm is Developing Northeast of Jacksonville
- August 30, 2017

As always, there's the chance we could see a very unsafe storm come our way before the season is over - remember, Hugo, the Historic Floods of 2015 and Hurricane Matthew all occurred in October. During the latter part of the week, the tropical feature will head out to sea over the North Atlantic . Wednesday is expected to be mostly sunny. (more...)
'Epic and catastrophic' flooding devastates Houston as more rainfall forecast 'Epic and catastrophic' flooding devastates Houston as more rainfall forecast
- August 30, 2017

While Harvey may make some of them reconsider, there's no such thing as retroactive insurance. Houston reservoirs full from storm Harvey's heavy rains are starting to overflow, forcing authorities to release more water into the city's swollen drainage system to alleviate pressure on two dams. (more...)