Tampa Flooding 2015
Crist Blasts GOP Climate Change Deniers: 'They Don't Believe In Science, That's Ridiculous'On a recent afternoon, Scott McKenzie watched torrential rains and a murky tide swallow the street outside his dog-grooming salon. Within minutes, much of this stretch of chic South Beach was flooded ankle-deep in a fetid mix of rain and sea.
Hundreds Rescued From Floodwaters In Florida And Alabama2 feet of rain fell in 24 hours on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast, causing widespread flooding.
Up To 20 Inches Of Rain Falls In Florida Panhandle In 24 HoursIn the latest blow from a dayslong chain of severe weather across the South and Midwest, the Florida Panhandle and other parts of the Gulf Coast were hit with widespread flooding early Wednesday, with people stranded in cars and homes waiting for rescuers to find a way around impassable roads and others abandoning vehicles to walk to safety.
The Current: Flood Insurance Rates Skyrocket, Girl Scouts, Health Education for Kids, Dancing With The Stars
Fla. City Officials Handing Out Sand Bags To Residents Before AndreaThe city of St. Petersburg is handing out sand bags to residents concerned about flooding from Tropical Storm Andrea.
Drunken Man Accused of Flooding Three Stories Of HotelA man was arrested and is multiple facing charges after he reportedly flooded three entire floors of a local Hampton Inn while under the influence.
Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It DownRomney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should "absolutely" be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was "immoral" to provide such relief in the face of "larger debts", emphasizing that "it makes no sense at all" to have such programs.
Flood Water Recedes, But Tampa Police Urge Caution
Debby Weakens, but Florida Still Faces Flooding Risk
Floods Close Part of I-10 As Debby Hangs Offshore
Tropical Storm Debby Turns Deadly Before Making LandfallTropical Storm Debby whipped Florida with bands of drenching rain Monday while its center was nearly stationary in the Gulf of Mexico. Its slow progress meant the most pressing threat from the storm was flooding, not wind.