natural disaster

Cleanup begins as Midwest flooding continues

(NBC News) – Parts of the Midwest are still hunkered down after days of history-making floods. Creeks and rivers are running at record-breaking levels, leaving many trapped in their homes and inundating miles and miles of cities and farmland. “It’s unbelievable… the …

Floridians stocking up for Irma

(NBC News) – Hurricane Irma, a record-breaking and potentially catastrophic storm, is moving closer to the U.S. mainland. Irma’s first strike came overnight on the island of Barbuda, delivering sheets of rain and wind gusts of at least 155 miles an hour, …

Water in high demand ahead of Irma

Miami, Fla. (WTLV) – Empty shelves are becoming the norm for stores across Florida as people prepare for Hurricane Irma. Most stores are out of bottled water, but people are being reminded to check back as they await more shipments. Many people …

Caribbean bracing for Hurricane Matthew

(NBC News) — A strengthening Hurricane Matthew, with winds peaking at more than 150 miles an hour, is taking aim at the Caribbean. The water is already knee-deep in Jamaica and more is on the way. Haiti, Columbia and Aruba are feeling …

Tears flow as flood waters rise

Midland, La. (KLAF) — Residents of Midland, Louisiana are working to pick up the pieces after flood waters inundated communities and destroyed homes. Backwater flooding from the Mermentau River has left six feet of flooding in many homes. As homes and streets …