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May 06 2013

A Few Good Reads (5/6/13): Rivers Rising Again in the Midwest, Fargo Spared a Major Flood for Now

This week: More rain and snow causing Midwest rivers to rise again though not as high as last month, Fargo appears to be spared record flooding but prediction of a major flood is now causing some frustration, most of the U.S. still in a drought, major flooding in Saskatchewan, Canada, more runoff fall out from …

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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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Apr 22 2013

A Few Good Reads (4/22/13): Flooding in Chicago and the Midwest as the Mississippi and other Rivers Rise

This week: Chicago and much of the Midwest are in the midst of flooding as the Mississippi still rises and more rain is forecast and Bangkok experiences some heavy local inundation again. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Midwest flooding: Rivers reaching crest level in several towns (AP) The surging Mississippi was at or …

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