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.
2 feet of rain fell in 24 hours on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast, causing widespread flooding.
In 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
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The city of St. Petersburg is handing out sand bags to residents concerned about flooding from Tropical Storm Andrea.
A man was arrested and is multiple facing charges after he reportedly flooded three entire floors of a local Hampton Inn while under the influence.
Romney 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.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Police say three Tampa roads are now open after flood water caused by rain from Tropical Storm Isaac receded. Parts of Dale Mabry Highway, Bayshore Boulevard and Church Avenue were closed […]
ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Debby posed a flooding and tornado threat as it headed toward the Atlantic on Wednesday, forecasters warned, even if it didn’t pack the same punch. The National Hurricane Center […]
ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Parts of the main interstate highway across northern Florida were closed by flooding Tuesday as Tropical Storm Debby hung stubbornly offshore over the Gulf of Mexico, threatening up to […]