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Mississippi River Floods Could be Worst in 15 Years

Posted: 06/11/2008 - Cedar Falls, Iowa, residents and business owners ready to evacuate. Crests of 10 feet above flood stage predicted for Mississippi River in next two weeks. Wisconsin workers make temporary repair to stop sewage leak. East Coast continues to bake under a heat wave.

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Dozens of Homes Burn in N. California Wildfires

Posted: 06/11/2008 - Slowing winds and cooler overnight temperatures across Northern California helped firefighters get a handle on blazes that destroyed dozens of homes and left a firefighter severely burned, but gusts were expected to whip up again Wednesday.

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Sandbagged Levee Holds in Iowa, Protects City

Posted: 06/11/2008 - A sandbagged levee was preventing a swollen river from spilling over its banks and flooding a northeastern Iowa city, but officials on Wednesday asked for additional volunteers to help shore it up as more rain loomed.

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Flash Flood Inundates Wis. Town for 2nd Time

Posted: 06/10/2008 - For nearly a year, this tiny southwestern Wisconsin village has struggled to survive after a devastating flood. A new deluge may have sealed its fate.

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Storm Photos 6-09-08

Updated: 06/10/2008 - Viewer photos from the severe storms on Monday, June 9, 2008.

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Powerful Storms Swamp U.S. Midwest, Spawn Tornadoes

Posted: 06/08/2008 - Heavy rains caused flooding that forced hundreds of evacuations in Indiana, and a tornado raked Chicago's suburbs on Saturday as violent thunderstorms pummeled the already soggy U.S. heartland, authorities said.

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Worst Rainstorms in 50 Years Hit Southeast China

Posted: 06/08/2008 - The heaviest rainstorms in 50 years drenched parts of Guangdong province over the past two days, killing at least 1 student and causing widespread flooding, local media reported on Sunday.

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Midwestern Storms Bring Flooding, Tornadoes

Posted: 06/07/2008 - Severe storms flooded central Indiana with as much as 10 inches of rain Saturday and spawned tornadoes that ripped up roofs and flipped tractor-trailers in Wisconsin and the Chicago suburbs.

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Rain Causes Floods, Landslides in Hong Kong

Posted: 06/07/2008 - Heavy rains unleashed flooding and landslides early Saturday in Hong Kong, shutting down roads and air traffic throughout the territory, officials said.

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NOAA: U.S. Has 36th Coolest Spring on Record

Posted: 06/07/2008 - The March-May spring season was the 36th coolest on record for the contiguous United States, according to an analysis by NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C. Separately, last month ended as the 34th coolest May for the contiguous United States, based on records dating back to 1895.

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Rainfall Totals 6-5-08

Updated: 06/06/2008 - Rainfall reports from the storms on Thursday, June 5, 2008.

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Storms Pop Up in Plains as Forecasters Sound Alarm

Posted: 06/06/2008 - Tornadoes dropped onto the Great Plains on Thursday after forecasters warned of a potentially historic outbreak, causing some damage and spooking a pair of circus elephants in Kansas that escaped their enclosure and roamed a town before being captured.

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Storm Photos 6-5-08

Updated: 06/06/2008 - Viewer photos from the severe storms on Thursday, June 5, 2008.

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Storms Spark Damage Across State

Posted: 06/05/2008 - Downed tree limbs and power outages were the most common damage reports from a string of storms that moved through Thursday afternoon and evening. In Clay County, a tornado destroyed one home and damaged several other buildings.

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Storm Cuts Power to Thousands Thursday Night

Updated: 06/05/2008 - Click here for a complete list of counties reporting over 100 homes without power. *Note only counties with over 100 outages are on the list.

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