Fires, floods, storms

Floods, Fires, Storms

The passing days are eventful and full of peril. Signs of a most startling character appear in floods, in hurricanes, in tornadoes, in earthquakes, in casualties by sea and land. The judgments of God are falling on the world, that men may be awakened to the fact that Christ will come speedily.

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6/4/2019 12:37:00 PM
Fire that destroyed historic buildings at Big Bend National Park is 100% contained
Dallas News

A fire that burned for more than a week at Big Bend National Park, destroying two historic structures, has been contained.Park officials said...

6/4/2019 12:21:00 PM
243 Fire grows to more than 5000 acres; about 25 homes threatened
iFIBER One News

BEVERLY - Level 3 evacuations remain in place along Smyrna Canyon and Lower Crab Creek Road about five miles south of Royal City as the 243 Fire has ...

6/4/2019 10:00:00 AM
Floods stink: Natural stench comes as water recedes, but some smells are worth a closer look
Tulsa World

Near recently flooded areas, the air is a little bit ripe here and there. There is the smell of decay of mold, and then there are the smells you don't.

6/4/2019 8:25:58 AM
Large fire erupts at junkyard in Opa-locka
WPLG Local 10

A large fire was reported Tuesday morning at a junkyard in Opa-locka, authorities said. The incident occurred at 12705 Cairo Lane, which is owned by International Scrap LLC. An employee told Local 10 News reporter Trent Kelly that the fire started in an area where torches are used to cut metal for scrap. He said one person was working in the area when the fire started, but didn't know a fire had sparked until he was evacuated from the area. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said the entire property was evacuated as crews worked to extinguish the flames. No injuries were reported. The cause o...

6/4/2019 8:09:24 AM
Here's what flooding looks like on the St. Lawrence River
North Country Public Radio

For people with shorefront property on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River this spring has brought a lot of stress. A recent forecast predicts Lake Ontario ...

6/4/2019 7:32:19 AM
Forcibly evacuated and destroyed: a small Oklahoma town almost washed from the map in historic floods
Fox News

WEBBERS FALLS, Okla. - It is a tiny town in America's hinterland that has almost been wiped off the map. For a week and a half, all 610 residents of Webbers ...

6/4/2019 7:08:00 AM
Fire grows to 3,000 acres in Grant County
The Spokesman-Review

A fire in Grant County forced evacuations and grew to 3000 acres overnight near the Wanapum Dam, the Grant County Sheriff's Office reported.

6/4/2019 3:08:07 AM
Tropical disturbance expected to make landfall in Mexico today, hurricane center says
Orlando Sentinel

A tropical disturbance in the western Gulf of Mexico has a 50 percent chance of developing in the next couple of days, according to the National Hurricane ...

5/6/2019 10:35:00 AM
More rain to target flood-weary US Heartland this week, further delaying planting

Rounds of rain will spread across the Heartland of the United States through Thursday as many rivers remain out of their banks and farmers are eager to plant ...

5/6/2019 10:02:00 AM
WATCH: 34 churchgoers rescued from waist-high flood waters with children on backs

Church services were a little different than usual Sunday for the attendees of the Voice of the Holy Spirit Church. After serious flooding in eastern Travis County ...

5/6/2019 9:04:45 AM
Victims of Mississippi River flooding face more rain

Slow-moving storms threaten to exacerbate preexisting flood conditions in several areas along Midwest rivers. Dan Simon reports from downtown Davenport, ...

5/6/2019 8:21:00 AM
Flooding rain could hit Upstate NY late this week

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Another in a line of storms zipping across the Pacific Ocean is likely to reach Upstate New York later this week, possibly bringing enough rain to ...

5/6/2019 4:29:00 AM
Governor declares 34 counties battling floods disaster areas, including Rock Island County
WQAD Moline

A disaster proclamation has been issued by Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker for 34 counties along the Mississippi and Illinois rivers due to flooding.

5/2/2019 2:42:18 PM
Many Southland roads remain closed because of flooding
Chicago Tribune

Several south suburban roads remained impassable Thursday due to flooding, and several days of rain were making it difficult for people wanting to use hiking ...

5/2/2019 1:15:00 PM
Rain moves through Chicago area, rivers flooding at end of wettest week since 2017
Chicago Tribune

More rain hit the Chicago area at the end of the morning commute, but flash flood watches were canceled Thursday afternoon even as area rivers swelled their ...

5/2/2019 4:40:00 AM
More rain means more flooding concerns for some IL communities
WGN TV Chicago

LISLE, Ill. -- Another round of rain could cause more problems for communities already dealing with flooding. A Flood Watch is in effect Thursday morning ...

4/30/2019 3:20:46 PM
Evacuations Underway as Levee Breach Floods Downtown Davenport, Iowa
The Weather Channel

A breach in a temporary levee in Davenport, Iowa, sent floodwaters rushing into the downtown, inundating some places six feet deep.

4/30/2019 2:36:00 PM
Rounds of rain, severe thunderstorms to raise flood risk in central US this week

A persistent storm track will cause rounds of rain and severe thunderstorms with an elevated risk of flooding to extend from the southern Plains to the Midwest ...

4/30/2019 6:45:00 AM
Flooding Far From Over In Fremont County, Iowa

Some producers have had a few open days to plant, while others have fields underwater. We head to Fremont County, Iowa, one of the hardest hitting counties ...

4/25/2019 3:30:00 PM
Dam on Rouge River in danger of collapse as flood waters rise
Montreal Gazette

In Montreal, Mayor Valérie Plante urges residents to "remain vigilant" and continue their efforts to secure their homes.

4/25/2019 1:21:28 PM
Flooding: Ottawa declares state of emergency, army sending troops
Ottawa Citizen

Update: Mayor Jim Watson said the city has declared a state of emergency as water levels continue to rise.At a 4 p.m. press conference Watson said the army is ...

4/25/2019 11:59:54 AM
Durban floods latest: Search for bodies goes on, death toll to rise
The South African

The death toll in the floods that struck Durban over the Easter weekend is expected to rise above the current confirmed figure of 67.

4/25/2019 11:56:00 AM
CAT 5 Hurricane Michael causes 25 Billion dollars worth of damage
FOX 5 Atlanta

New information gathered by the National Hurricane Center is now confirming that Hurricane Michael made landfall as a CAT 5 Hurricane.

4/25/2019 11:48:00 AM
Deep South faces more violent thunderstorms, flooding concerns

After deadly storms tore across Texas and Louisiana with flooding and tornadoes, storms will shift eastward across the Deep South.

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