Articles Tagged with flooding

Mississippi River Flooding Terrifies Residents

Mississippi River Flooding Terrifies Residents

The Mississippi River is steadily bearing down on St. Paul, Minnesota and has risen well above flood stage in many southeastern Minnesota counties. Earlier this morning, the Stillwater Lift Bridge, a crucial conduit between Minnesota and Wisconsin over the St. Croix River, which feeds into the Mississippi River, was closed by transportation officials, according to… Read more »

Miami ‘Doomed,’ Climate Change May Send City Underwater This Century

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  The city of Miami is doomed and will probably be completely under water by this century’s end, according to scientists. If you’ve ever wanted to visit the “Magic City,” you might want to get on that. For Rolling Stone, Jeff Goodell wrote a piece titled: “Goodbye, Miami: By century’s end, rising sea levels will turn… Read more »

Hurricane Sandy: A Review Of The Damage In New Jersey

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Hurricane Sandy made her presence known in New Jersey long before the storm officially touched land. By Monday afternoon, a weather-related traffic accident or road closure occurred in all of the state’s 21 counties. Three-quarters of the 173-mile long Garden State Parkway was closed, a possibly unprecedented safety precaution, according to Massive waves, rain,… Read more »