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  • Wave crashes through restaurant window
  • A thunderstorm that brought sorely-needed rain to drought-plagued California is winding down after sending mudslides down foothill communities, flooding roadways and opening up sinkholes.
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  • Mandatory evacuation orders have been issued for 1,000 homes in two suburbs of Los Angeles in advance of a powerful storm.
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  • Thick snow and ice has made the clean up more difficult in Port Richmond where a water main break forced residents out of their homes.
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  • A broken pipe has led to water damage at a facility serving veterans in Old City Philadelphia.
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  • As the rain moves in, emergency officials are keeping watch with flooding concerns along the Delaware River.
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pennsylvania news, new jersey news, flooding, local/state, kenneth moton
  • Delaware River ice jam raising flooding concerns
  • Those days of freezing temperatures earlier this week clogged the Delaware River with ice, and now it's overflowing.
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pennsylvania news, new jersey news, flooding, local/state, david henry
  • Delaware River ice jam raising flooding concerns
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  • Pictures from the polar vortex
  • An ice jam on the Delaware River is causing problems in Trenton, New Jersey.
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  • Army troops have been deployed in Espirito Santo state to help distribute food, water and medicine to victims of the floods and mudslides that have punished southeastern Brazil for more than 10 days, killing at least 39 people.
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  • The Western U.S. has been drenched by a powerful storm system that blasted several states and has led to four deaths.
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  • The United Nations says more than 100 people are feared dead after a rare tropical cyclone hit northern Somalia.
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  • A second person has died in floods that heavy rains brought to drought-plagued Central Texas.
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  • Pictures from Hurricane Sandy
  • Many homeowners who got slammed by Superstorm Sandy are finding their flood insurance checks are not large enough to cover their repairs.
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  • Some Germantown residents say their houses have been flooded with sewage and they say the City of Philadelphia is to blame.
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Action News Investigation, germantown news, flooding, local/state, wendy saltzman
  • Flooding fears as storm pushes into shore communities
  • The waves came crashing onto the beach Thursday as a coastal storm hit the Jersey Shore.
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  • Katherine Scott reports from Atlantic City on the  coastal storm
  • Watch the report from Action News' Katherine Scott
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  • Storm moving ashore in NJ
  • Emergency management officials in Atlantic City have been sending out alerts Wednesday making sure residents are ready for the incoming storm.
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new jersey news, atlantic city news, atlantic county news, flooding, severe weather, local/state, david henry
  • Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to visit Colorado on Monday to view the damage and survey recovery efforts after flooding this month killed seven and wreaked havoc across 17 counties and 2,000 square miles.
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colorado, flooding, severe weather, vice president joe biden, national/world
  • The death toll from days of flooding in southern and central Mexico rose to 80 on Wednesday, and new reports of landslides in a village near the resort of Acapulco threatened to drive the number of casualties even higher.
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  • Clear skies and receding floodwaters have allowed many Colorado flood victims to return home to submerged houses and upended vehicles with the realization that rebuilding their lives will take months.
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  • As Colorado mountain towns cut off for days by massive flooding slowly reopened, shopkeepers worked to clean up.
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  • Thousands stranded in Colorado flooding
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  • Colorado Flooding cuts off mountain town
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  • Flooding in Colorado
  • Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado.
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  • A Labor Day downpour caused a flash flood in the parking lot of a BJs store in Springfield, Delaware County.
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  • Dozens of people were rescued from a parking lot after flash flood waters poured in from a creek in Springfield, Delaware County.
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  • Flooding in Penns Grove
  • The storm that hit the region on Tuesday is still causing problems for some people in Penns Grove, New Jersey.
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new jersey news, salem county news, severe weather, flooding, local/state, eva pilgrim
  • Flood rescue in New Castle, Delaware
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  • Pictured: Storm damage at the Manahawkin Baptist Church in Manahawkin, New Jersey on Tuesday, August 13th.
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Annie McCormick
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  • Storm damage in Schuylkill County
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  • Heavy rain and high winds left its mark across the 6abc viewing area on Tuesday.
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  • Storm damage in Newark, Delaware
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  • Torrential rains continued across the nation's midsection on Thursday, causing flash flooding that killed a woman and a child, damaged homes and forced multiple water rescues.
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  • Power has been restored to an area of the Philadelphia International Airport.
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  • Sunday's showers caused heavy flooding and major traffic troubles across much of the Delaware Valley.
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  • Record rainfall in the region brought severe flooding, airport delays, and major traffic troubles across much of the area.
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  • Residents in the city's Port Richmond are cleaning up the big mess Monday's rain caused after several basements flooded.
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  • Flood-damaged home in Mount Holly, New Jersey
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  • Flood-damaged home in Mount Holly, New Jersey
  • Part of a home in Mount Holly, New Jersey was washed away by flooding caused by heavy rainfall early Tuesday morning.
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  • Flood-damaged home in Mount Holly, New Jersey
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  • A storm that rolled through metropolitan Phoenix on Sunday morning brought about a half inch of rain, sent water rushing through washes and flooded homes in Scottsdale.
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  • Gov. Chris Christie is set to announce more buyouts of flood-prone properties in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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chester county, pennsylvania, bucks county, rain, flooding, local/state
  • Day after day of rain is causing the rivers and creeks in our region to creep higher to flood stage.
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  • Two people were missing after heavy rains inundated the northeast and led to severe flooding in some areas, officials said Saturday.
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  • The northeast Iowa town of New Hartford was mostly deserted Tuesday after authorities went door-to-door before dawn, warning residents a flooded stream would inundate most of the small community.
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  • Calgary's mayor said Friday that major flooding has displaced an estimated 75,000 people in the western Canadian city.
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