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May 03 2013

Floodplains by Design (Video)

The Midwest United States is starting to recover from the flooding that has done a lot of damage over the past 2 to 3 weeks. The Illinois River has finally gotten below flood stage. More spring flooding could be on the way though but at least flood stage forecasts of the Red River through Fargo …

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Apr 29 2013

A Few Good Reads (4/29/13): Flash Floods in Houston, Continuing Inundation in the Midwest

This week: Heavy flooding in Houston, flooding in the Midwest continues, Fargo still looking for a permanent flood solution, the Colorado names most endangered in 2013, and Microsoft targeting engineers with the Surface Pro. Drivers stranded in Houston floods by reuters Flooding in Houston 2013: Houston flood photos (Before It’s News) Flash flooding in Houston, …

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Apr 26 2013

Flooding Hits Records Levels in Illinois and the Midwest

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Even as some of the renegade rivers showed signs of cresting, forecasters said the recovery would not be fast or easy. The National Weather Service expected many of the waterways to remain high into next month, straining levees during the river’s expected slow descent. Floodwaters rose to record levels along the Illinois River in central …

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