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Powerful California Storm Floods Roads, Causes Mudslides

Heavy rains pounding Southern California for a second day caused flooding and loosened hillsides as officials in fire-ravaged communities warned people to stay off roads over fears of destructive mud flows. Water and debris in lanes shut down coastal U.S. …

Mexico Resorts, Homes Destroyed by Hurricane Odile: AIR

The remnants of Hurricane Odile are dissipating over the southwestern U.S., near the Arizona-New Mexico border, with no discernible surface circulation, according to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, as of early Friday morning. The storm is currently producing light to …

Torrential Rains Bring Floods, Fires to Indiana

Residents in central and northern Indiana battled fire and water after torrential rains overnight caused widespread flooding on Aug. 22. Firefighters in northeastern Indiana were cut off from a blaze at an auto repair shop by three to five feet …

Flash Flood Warning Needs to Be Better Communicated

A new report assessing last May’s tornadoes in Oklahoma says the National Weather Service needs to develop a protocol for when there are multiple severe weather events. The recommendation stems from the combination tornado and flash flooding that occurred on …