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Flooding Risks In Cold Weather

Winter flooding poses considerable risks, depending on where you live. Along coastal areas, snow, heavy rains, and strong winds can cause water levels to rise, leading to flooding. The East Coast is particularly sensitive, where storm systems can lead to coastal flooding from the Mid-Atlantic states to the Northeast. Another cause of winter flooding is […]

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Does Snow Cause Flooding?

Many people don’t know that melting snow is part of the water cycle, but runoff from snowmelt is a key component. In fact, its importance depends on the weather: in a warmer climate, melting snow does not directly affect water availability, but in colder weather, much of the springtime runoff and streamflow in rivers is […]

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Worst Flood Incidents in Recent Years

Floods are among the most terrifying forces on Earth. They lead to countless disasters throughout history, slow regional economic growth for decades, destroy bridges, roads, and utilities. Homeowners who aren’t covered by insurance have to declare bankrupt. Many can’t rebuild and are forced to start a new life in another part of the country. The […]

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Floods Can Happen Anywhere

Flooding can happen in any season. It presents just as much threat during Summer as it does in Winter. It can be devastating – being prepared year-round is imperative. Warm conditions with heavy rain after periods of long, dry weather leave the ground hard and unable to absorb water. On the other hand, cold conditions […]