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'Snakes and other critters' join flooding, tornadoes as Barry's latest threat

'Snakes and other critters' join flooding, tornadoes as Barry's latest threatHurricane Barry, quieted to a tropical depression Monday, remained a dangerous storm that threatened flooding, tornadoes and snakes.



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Pregnant woman, 8-year-old son found dead after flash flooding in Pennsylvania

Pregnant woman, 8-year-old son found dead after flash flooding in PennsylvaniaAuthorities said the woman in her 30s and her young son were swept away for approximately a half mile while they were inside their car when heavy rains flooded the area.



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What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and moreSome 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.



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New Orleans Is Flooding — and There's a Potential Hurricane Coming This Weekend

New Orleans Is Flooding — and There's a Potential Hurricane Coming This WeekendThere's a chance a hurricane could form in the Gulf by Saturday



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Midwest flooding costs increasing, with $1.6B damage in Iowa

Midwest flooding costs increasing, with $  1.6B damage in IowaDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Friday that recent flooding in the state has caused an estimated $ 1.6 billion in damage, pushing the total costs from the devastating Midwest flooding to at least $ 3 billion.



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Amid U.S. Midwest flooding, residents in Missouri, Kansas rush to fill sandbags

Amid U.S. Midwest flooding, residents in Missouri, Kansas rush to fill sandbagsFlooding of the Missouri River triggered by last week’s so-called “bomb cyclone” storm has already inflicted damage estimated at nearly $ 1.5 billion in Nebraska, killed at least four people in Nebraska and Iowa and left a man missing below Nebraska’s collapsed Spencer Dam. Missouri Governor Mike Parson declared a state of emergency for his state as high water forced evacuations of several small farm communities. Larger towns from St. Joseph to Kansas City braced for additional flooding forecast through the weekend.



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Missouri governor declares state of emergency amid flooding

Missouri governor declares state of emergency amid floodingKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson declared a state of emergency Thursday following flooding that left several people stranded and continues to cause damage and strain levees in several Midwest states.



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Missouri River flooding forces evacuation of 7,500 from waterfront city

Missouri River flooding forces evacuation of 7,500 from waterfront cityRecord floodwaters that submerged vast stretches of Nebraska and Iowa farmland along America’s longest river reached a new crest on Friday at the waterfront city of St. Joseph, Missouri, forcing chaotic evacuations of thousands from low-lying areas. With emergency sirens blaring as the Missouri River rose to the top of the three-story-high levee wall in St. Joseph, about 55 miles (88 km) north of Kansas City, Missouri, sheriff’s deputies rushed door-to-door urging residents to flee to higher ground.



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The Latest: Forecasters: 'historic' flooding could hit South

The Latest: Forecasters: 'historic' flooding could hit SouthThe Latest on the upcoming flood threat in the South (all times local):



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Flooding will continue into next week in storm-ravaged Midwest

Flooding will continue into next week in storm-ravaged MidwestFloods driven by rain and melting snow have affected several states, with four people killed and one missing after storms.



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