The last month is on track to be one of Chicago's wettest Julys on record. For folks with flooded homes and businesses that’s obvious but where and when the next flood willl occur is not quite as clear.
Watching the Souris River creep over roads and into neighborhoods has amounted to slow torture for North Dakota's fourth-largest city. In the next two days, Minot officials expect the waterway to roar.The U.S.
A temporary earthen levee is the only barrier standing between Hamburg and the floodwaters of the Missouri River, and officials hope efforts to beef it up will be enough to keep the small southwestern Iowa town from filling up like a bathtub.Crews working for the Army Corps of Engineers hope to pile
Throughout April and May, U.S. farmers faced floods, tornadoes, downpours and droughts — all of which made planting difficult. Now in June, intense heat has been sweeping over much of the country.The harsh weather likely will reduce the fall's harvest, according to a new report from the U.S.
On Monday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intentionally breached the Birds Point Levee in southeast Missouri. The goal was to relieve rising flood waters in parts of southern Illinois. The breach has already lowered water levels in some parts.