downpour News

Study Predicts Warming Will Trigger 3 Times as Many Extreme Downpours in U.S.

Extreme downpours – like those that flooded Louisiana, Houston and West Virginia earlier this year – will happen nearly three times as often in the United States by the end of the century, and six times more frequently in parts …

Mud Runoff Hits Homes in Southern California

Mountainsides stripped bare by a wildfire last year belched a damaging debris flow into a Southern California community during a downpour from a major Pacific storm early Friday. Rocks, boulders and mud swept downhill by runoff piled up to the …