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Sep

30
2016

More rain on way to Metro Detroit after streets flood

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Detroitnews.com reports that...

The floods are due not only to the “band of rain” stagnant over Metro Detroit, but also the fast accumulation of rain underneath the clouds, Pollman said.

Read more at www.detroitnews.com


Sep

30
2016

Windsor-Tecumseh Flood: Heavy rain pummels Windsor and Essex County | Windsor Star

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Windsorstar.com reports that...

“We may get some breaks here and there, but unfortunately with this low-pressure system parking itself in southern Indiana it’s going to keep sending these streams of moisture northward over the next couple of days,” Environment Canada spokesman Geoff Coulson said this afternoon, forecasting that the next big rain is coming across Lake Erie and should arrive in Windsor-Essex by about 4:30 p.m.

Read more at windsorstar.com


Sep

29
2016

Province estimates wildfire put $1-billion dent in 2016 oilsands spending plans | CTV News

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Ctvnews.ca reports that...

CALGARY Alberta wildfires that swept through Fort McMurray in May have resulted in the loss of $1 billion in planned capital spending in the oilsands for 2016, according to Alberta’s chief energy economist.

Read more at www.ctvnews.ca


Aug

14
2016

Progress made in fire threatening California mountain homes

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Timescolonist.com reports that...

San Bernardino County Firefighter Mike Callaway battles flames from a wildfire in Hesperia, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. Smoke plumes roiling from flaming ridges of the San Bernardino Mountains blew all the way across the Mojave Desert to Las Vegas as California’s latest big wildfire chewed through timber and brush Monday. Hundreds of firefighters, aided by 16 aircraft, battled flames that spread across 7 square miles on the northern side of the rugged mountain range about 60 miles east of Los Angeles. James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP

Read more at www.timescolonist.com


Jul

01
2016

Beaujolais crus ravaged by heavy hail storm – Decanter

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Decanter.com reports that...

Local officials have called for parts of Beaujolais to be declared a disaster zone after fierce hail storms severely damaged several vineards in the area.

Read more at www.decanter.com


Jul

01
2016

Heavy rains, hail and high winds hit Triangle, leave behind damage | WNCN

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Wncn.com reports that...

PHILADELPHIA AP — Philadelphia has lifted a blanket ban on rush-hour protests in its central business district during the Democratic Natio…

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Jun

19
2016

Sydney and Queensland to be hit by heavy rain and flash flooding | Daily Mail Online

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Dailymail.co.uk reports that...

Torrential rains and violent gusts are due to lash eastern Australia on Sunday, with emergency services already preparing for flash flooding and wind damage.

Read more at www.dailymail.co.uk


May

10
2016

10 Injured as Large Tornadoes Range Across Western Kentucky – NBC News

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Nbcnews.com reports that...

A large tornado injured 10 people and damaged homes and businesses as it roared through western Kentucky on Tuesday, part of a severe spring storm that spun off more twisters and dropped hail across the state.

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Mar

13
2016

Tornadoes, hail, high winds cause damage as severe storms hit Arkansas | News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News | KATV

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Katv.com reports that...

National Weather Service investigators will assess damage Monday and determine if tornadoes touched down in Arkansas during severe storms that damaged several homes and two state prisons.

Read more at katv.com


Mar

02
2016

Hydro-Québec works to restore power after freezing rain storm – Montreal – CBC News

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Cbc.ca reports that...

Quebec’s public utility is still working to restore power to thousands of customers who have been in the dark since a major winter storm lashed the province’s southern regions with high winds and freezing rain Wednesday.

Read more at www.cbc.ca