Flooding

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May 21, 2019 - 10:37 am
(KNX 1070) - If you live near the L.A. River, in Burbank, Glendale and Atwater Village, your house could be at risk for catastrophic flooding. The Army Corps of Engineers says a 13-mile stretch of the river is in danger of experiencing a so-called "100-year flood," and residents in those areas...
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May 17, 2019 - 8:09 am
Federal engineers are raising alarms that a "significant flood event" could breach the spillway of Southern California's aging Prado Dam and potentially inundate dozens of Orange County communities from Disneyland to Newport Beach, it was reported today. After conducting an assessment of the 78-...
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AP
September 14, 2018 - 3:06 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP/CBS News/KNX 1070) — Some of the best first responders from Orange County are joining firefighters and paramedics from around the country to help with Hurricane Florence rescue efforts. Two 16 member Swift Water Rescue teams from the OC have been deployed. One was sent to North...
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May 29, 2018 - 2:05 pm
ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Searchers scouring a river Tuesday that runs alongside a historic Maryland town ripped apart by flash flooding found the body of a man last seen being swept away by brown waters racing downhill, gutting shops and pushing parked cars into bursting tributaries. Volunteers...
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