Tag Archive: tornadoes

Jun 03 2013

A Few Good Reads (6/3/13): Flooding in Oklahoma Less Than 2 Weeks After Devastating Tornadoes

This week: Flooding in Oklahoma less than 2 weeks after devastating tornadoes, Iowa City dodges major flooding for now, more on the Washington State bridge collapse, China stepping up flood preparations after 55 people die in May flooding, the latest USACE cost analysis of the Morganza to Gulf Coast levee along Louisiana coast, and plugging …

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May 28 2013

A Few Good Reads (5/28/13): Deadly Flash Flooding in San Antonio, the Deluge in Norway, and the Central Plains Facing Flood Threat

This week: Record flash flooding in San Antonio, the inundation in Norway, Iowa and the Central Plains dealing with flood threat, photography from the devastating tornado in Oklahoma, and more thoughts on the restoration of the Elwha River. Texas flash floods kill 2 in San Antonio (CBS) At the height of Saturday’s torrential downpours, San …

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May 29 2012

A Few Good Reads (5/29/12): Tunnel Project Progressing in Austin

This week: Tunneling below Austin for flood protection, California Fish & Game suing the Corps over the levee tree policy, the AEC economic outlook, 2012 flood (or lack of) outlook on the Missouri River, and Joplin one year later. $147 million Waller Creek Tunnel Project beneath downtown on time, budget (The Statesman) Efforts to build …

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Jan 11 2012

The Monday Deluge in Houston

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video platform video management video solutions video player On Monday, Houston got hit with storms delivering upwards of 6 inches of rain including heavy winds and speculated tornadoes. At one point, rain gages recorded almost 2 inches of rain in less than 10 minutes! Streets were so inundated in some places that boats had to …

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