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Burst pipe floods Fort Lewis College Aquatics Center

A sprinkler pipe burst sometime Tuesday morning in the pool area of the Fort Lewis College Aquatics Center, closing the pool until further notice. The busted pipe flooded the pool area and...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Flash flood watch issued for Tuesday

A flash flood watch is in effect for Southwest Colorado and Southeast Utah from noon to 10 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. Meteorologist Ellen Heffernan...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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A search for the living, dead

ST. AMANT, La. – Louisiana continues to dig itself out from devastating floods, with search parties going door to door looking for survivors or bodies trapped by flooding so powerful in some cases,...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Scores killed in Big Thompson flood

FORT COLLINS – A year’s worth of rain fell in 70 minutes. Clouds piled 12 miles into the mountain sky unleashed a deluge on July 31, 1976, setting off the most powerful flood since glaciers...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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23 dead in West Virginia floods

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Heavy rains that pummeled West Virginia left at least 23 people dead, and authorities said Saturday that an unknown number of people in the hardest-hit county remained...

DATE: June 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Tropical Storm Colin gains strength as it nears Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Tropical Storm Colin was gaining speed and strength Monday on its way to strike Florida, threatening rains forecasters said could cause some serious flooding along much of the...

DATE: June 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Seine River peaks in Paris, top museums stay shut

PARIS – The Seine River peaked early Saturday around Paris, hitting its highest level in nearly 35 years – almost 4.5 meters (15 feet) above average – then began a slow descent. That drew a...

DATE: June 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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5 dead, 4 missing after Army truck swept away in Texas flood

FORT HOOD, Texas – Five soldiers were killed and four were missing after an Army troop carrier was washed from a low-water crossing and overturned Thursday in a rain-swollen creek at Fort Hood, the...

DATE: June 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Durango property owners explore legal options over broken water pipes

Durango property owners who experienced flooding as a result of city waterlines that broke this winter are exploring legal options for reimbursement. At least five property owners incurred...

DATE: March 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Blizzard on East Coast brings area to standstill

SILVER SPRING, Md. – A blizzard with hurricane-force winds brought much of the East Coast to a standstill Saturday, dumping as much as 3 feet of snow, stranding tens of thousands of travelers and...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Governors tour flooded areas amid threat to more Midwest homes

As the Mississippi River and its tributaries retreated Saturday from historic winter levels that flooded towns, forced evacuations and killed two dozen people, residents in the St. Louis area were...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Some begin picking up pieces in Missouri after flooding

ST. LOUIS – The worst of the dangerous, deadly winter flood is over in the St. Louis area, leaving residents of several water-logged communities to spend the first day of 2016 assessing damage,...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World