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May 31 2013

Galesburg, Illinois Flash Flood (Video)

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Before the thunderstorm started Tuesday afternoon — which resulted in a flash flood designation for the area — Galesburg was two inches from the 20.36-inch record set in 2009, coming in at 18.3 inches, said state climatologist Jim Angel. But a torrential downpour beginning around 6 p.m. Tuesday resulted in almost 3 inches of rain …

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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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