Archive for May, 2013


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Undermining preparedness: flood mapping budget slashed "The government's response to the rising need for accurate [flood insurance] maps? It's slashed funding for them," reports ProPublica. Washington's complicity in undermining preparedness for extreme events is bipartisan: Congress has cut the flood … Read more on Climate Science Watch Flood insurance info available on hotline Photos. The […]

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Nice River Flood photos

Some cool River Flood images: Sunset Reflections Image by 1981Adam gm_02813 Li River & Elephant Trunk Hill, Guilin China 1983 Image by CanadaGood View of Li River and Elephant Trunk Hill at Guilin, Guangxi, China 1983. I have seen photos that appear to show the river flooded river level nearly as high as the hole […]

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I-5 Lewis County Flooding

Some cool Flooding images: I-5 Lewis County Flooding Image by WSDOT WSDOT photo by Jim Culp. Houses Damaged by the Flood Image by fairfaxcounty

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Car Insurance Refuses to Pay for Salt Water Flood Damage?

Question by Alonzo in Florida: Car Insurance Refuses to Pay for Salt Water Flood Damage? I got caught in an unusual tidal surge (streets flooded up to curb level) in late September. I was 1 1/2 miles away from the ocean, but water I later learned came up through the storm drainage system (It was […]

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Sunrise

A few nice Sea Flood images I found: Sunrise Image by USFWS Headquarters Photo credit: USFWS/Steve Hillebrand Coastal marshes and mangroves provide clean water, groundwater recharge, and act as natural buffers against storms, absorbing floodwaters and providing erosion control with vegetation that stabilizes shorelines and absorbs wave energy. If those habitats are degraded and/or destroyed, […]

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Cool Sea Flooding images

Some cool Sea Flooding images: Waterton National Park 2009 Image by Gord McKenna Rugged, windswept mountains rise abruptly out of gentle prairie grassland in spectacular Waterton Lakes National Park. Here, several different ecological regions meet and interact in a landscape shaped by wind, fire, flooding, and abundant plants and wildlife. The park helps protect the […]

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State's bureau of insurance offers hurricane season tips

State's bureau of insurance offers hurricane season tips However, the federal government does sell insurance for direct flood and flood-related damage to residents of eligible communities through its National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). There is a waiting period for flood insurance policies to take effect. Read more on Daily Press

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Nice Water Flood photos

Check out these Water Flood images: Webber Dam Image by joeldinda Lyons, Michigan, on the Grand River. It just seemed like a good day to visit a big dam. 灶 Image by Wunkai

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Cool Sea Flood images

Some cool Sea Flood images: St Mary’s Church, Church Road, Hayling Island, Hampshire Image by Alwyn Ladell Standing on the Island’s highest point, at 20 ft above sea level, St. Mary’s Church became the central church on Hayling after flooding claimed the priory church, along with much of the southern edge of the Island in […]

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Nice Flood photos

Check out these Flood images: 3rd Ave Cedar Rapids from Skywalk – Iowa flood Image by mherzber River Wey Guildford Floods 2000 Image by tonylanciabeta

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