Capital Weather Gang: Flooding


Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 03/28/2014

Slight chance Saturday rain is “excessive” says NWS

There is a small possibility rain will be heavy enough to cause flash flooding. 1-3 inches of rain are forecast.

By Jason Samenow  |  12:09 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 12/22/2013

Flooding rain may follow record warmth

The tropical, record-setting air over the area is moisture rich, setting the stage for possible heavy rain into Monday.

By Jason Samenow  |  06:13 PM ET, 12/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest, Local Climate

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 11/26/2013

A deluge and wild temperature swings tonight in D.C.

The rain is here and, by tonight, it’s going to fall fast and furious. Model simulations continue to suggest storm totals of 2 to 3 inches of rain.

By Jason Samenow  |  11:55 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest, Winter Storms

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 10/14/2013

The Mid-Atlantic’s deluge: Ghost of Karen pushes rain totals well beyond predictions

For five days over the Mid-Atlantic, the rains kept coming, at times torrential. A lot more rain fell than forecast. Here are the reasons...

By Jeff Halverson  |  10:41 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest, Local Climate, Recaps

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Colorado’s “biblical” flood by the numbers

Numbers which help tell the story of the historic flood in Colorado

By Jason Samenow  |  03:44 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest, U.S. Weather

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 09/13/2013

Historic flooding crushes records in Colorado and surrounding states

Flooding has been described as “biblical” by the National Weather Service in Boulder, Colorado. A once in 100 to 500 year event for some spots in the region.

By Ian Livingston  |  03:23 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest, U.S. Weather

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Massive flooding swamps Colorado Front Range, Boulder (PICTURES)

Two people are dead and hundreds have been evacuated after torrential rains have deluged the Colorado Front Range.

By Jason Samenow  |  11:44 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest, U.S. Weather

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 07/29/2013

Philadelphia torrent: City has rainiest day on record Sunday

From Hazel to Floyd to Sandy, the City of Brotherly Love has endured some great storms. Yet somehow, a rather modest mid-summer front managed to give Philadelphia its greatest daily deluge Sunday.

By Jason Samenow  |  09:48 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest, U.S. Weather

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Debris-loaded flash flood tears through southern Utah (VIDEO)

Once in a great while, I stumble upon extreme weather video unlike anything I've ever seen. Watch a flood so strong it carries a car-sized boulder downstream...

By Jason Samenow  |  03:20 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest, U.S. Weather

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 07/12/2013

All about flash flooding in the Washington-Baltimore area

Where and when is flash flooding most likely to occur? How can you stay safe from this deadly hazard? We answer these questions and more.

By Wes Junker and Ian Livingston  |  12:24 PM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 07/12/2013

Flooding rains fall, over 4” at Washington Dulles breaks July records

Torrential rain fell overnight into early this morning, resulting in pockets of flash flooding in the Washington, D.C. area. Dulles Airport set a record for its wettest July day.

By Jason Samenow  |  09:08 AM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Flash flooding: a lesser known, but leading weather killer

Flash flooding: a lesser known, but leading weather killer

By Wes Junker  |  12:03 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 07/05/2013

Extreme rainfall swamps Florida panhandle, Southeast

A relentless train of heavy showers and thunderstorms has deluged Panama City and parts of the Florida panhandle over the last 48 hours, with some areas receiving nearly 20 inches of rain.

By Jason Samenow  |  03:09 PM ET, 07/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Flash flood watch through this evening for D.C. area

Areas of heavy rain are expected this afternoon. Given recent rains and saturated grounds, the National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch through 6 p.m.

By Jason Samenow  |  02:09 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 06/11/2013

Telling images from Monday's flooding storms and tornadoes around D.C. and Baltimore

Some of the most compelling images and video that tell the story of the tornadoes and flooding in the Washington and Baltimore regions on June 10.

By Jason Samenow  |  09:52 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest, Thunderstorms

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 06/07/2013

Heaviest of Andrea's rain still to come, expect messy PM commute; flood safety tips

Tropical storm Andrea's heaviest rains still lie to our south, and are poised to deluge us late this morning through mid-evening.

By Jason Samenow  |  10:25 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flooding, Latest, Tropical Weather