- Corps: Missouri River reservoirs ready for runoff season Updated: Feb-06-16 1:06 pm
YANKTON, South Dakota - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the Missouri River mainstem reservoirs are ready for this year's runoff season.
- State to close Pearl River wildlife area due to flooding Updated: Feb-06-16 9:41 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Pearl River Wildlife Management Area in St. Tammany Parish will be closed due to flooding next week.
- Obama signs Louisiana emergency declaration Updated: Feb-05-16 8:43 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - President Barack Obama has declared an emergency in Louisiana in areas affected by flooding that occurred Dec. 28 through Feb. 1.
- Inspectors conduct flood damage assessments in Kincaid Updated: Feb-05-16 4:09 pm
KINCAID, Illinois - Residents of a central Illinois community are still assessing damage inflicted by floodwaters from Sangamon River.
- Minot hiring federal compliance officer for $74M flood grant Updated: Feb-05-16 12:14 pm
MINOT, North Dakota - The city of Minot is adding a federal compliance officer to ensure proper spending of a $74 million federal grant to help with flood resilience projects.
- Missouri APME contest winners Updated: Feb-04-16 10:07 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri 2015 APME News Writing and Photojournalism/Graphics Contest winners:
- Weather service reports minor flooding along Monocacy River Updated: Feb-04-16 3:44 pm
FREDERICK, Maryland - The National Weather Service is reporting minor flooding along the Monocacy (mah-NAH'-kah-see) River near Frederick due to recent heavy rain and relatively warm temperatures after last month's blizzard.
- Correction: Disaster Funds-Audit story Updated: Feb-03-16 4:04 pm
SAN DIEGO - In a story Feb. 1 about an audit of disaster relief funds, The Associated Press misidentified the federal agency that audited the city of San Diego. The agency was the Office of Inspector General, not the General Accounting Office.
- Strong winds, heavy rain cause damage, flooding concerns Updated: Feb-03-16 12:27 pm
ALAMO, Tennessee - Weather officials say a team has been sent to Crockett County to assess potential tornado damage.
- Torrential rains cause flooding in northwest Georgia Updated: Feb-03-16 7:30 am
ATLANTA - An emergency manager in northwest Georgia says storms have prompted the evacuation of an apartment complex as several roads are under water.
- FEMA approves more than $6 million for flood assistance Updated: Feb-02-16 3:14 pm
ST. LOUIS - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $6 million in grants to help nearly 1,000 Missourians whose homes were damaged by the winter flood.
- Cherokee County seeks federal flood buyout program Updated: Feb-02-16 4:51 am
COLUMBUS, Kansas - A Cherokee County official says the owners of 27 flood-prone homes in the southeast part of the county may be eligible for a federal buyout estimated to cost about $1.1 million.
- Hungarian court acquits 15 charged in 2010 sludge flood case Updated: Jan-28-16 11:03 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary - A Hungarian court on Thursday acquitted 15 employees of a company whose burst reservoir in 2010 flooded three towns with toxic red sludge, killing 10 people.
- Missing Arkansas hunter drowned during storm, report finds Updated: Jan-27-16 10:09 am
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - The Oklahoma State Medical Examiner's Office has released autopsy results for one of the two Arkansas duck hunters who disappeared during wintry weather last month.
- Consultants: Solutions to Brunswick County flooding costly Updated: Jan-27-16 9:26 am
BOLIVIA, North Carolina - Consultants say there is no easy solution to flooding in southwestern Brunswick County on the North Carolina coast and any solutions there are will be expensive.
- NYC flood defense plan advances, but completion years off Updated: Jan-27-16 12:58 am
NEW YORK - After ocean waters poured into lower Manhattan during Superstorm Sandy, experts began dreaming up a solution: a U-shaped barrier of earthen berms, walls and gates that would keep floods out and the nation's financial capital dry.
- Christie apologizes to official he called 'crazy mayor' Updated: Jan-26-16 5:01 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that he personally apologized after calling a New Jersey shore official a "crazy mayor" and forcefully rebutted critics who suggested the state hasn't done enough to help residents dealing with the aftermath of flooding from this weekend's storm.
- Heavy rains cause flooding, strain power supplies in Gaza Updated: Jan-26-16 12:10 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Heavy rains caused widespread flooding in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, placing further strain on run-down infrastructure and power supplies in the blockaded Palestinian territory.
- SC flood victims getting an additional $10M in aid Updated: Jan-26-16 11:22 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolinians who were originally refused help following last October's historic floods will be getting about $10 million in aid.
- Alaska quake renews focus on state's emergency readiness Updated: Jan-26-16 4:21 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - A magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Alaska's most populous region has renewed focus on the state's readiness to deal with a natural disaster.
- States deal with a variety of issues after historic blizzard Updated: Jan-25-16 3:17 pm
From getting the most snow to treacherous Monday morning commutes, here's a look at how states along the East Coast are digging out from the weekend blizzard.
- Winter storm washes away beach-area dunes, causes flooding Updated: Jan-25-16 9:03 am
DOVER, Delaware - Delaware beaches are recovering after a weekend winter storm washed away sand dunes and caused flooding.
- Officials to assess beach erosion, flood damage from storm Updated: Jan-25-16 7:42 am
TOMS RIVER, New Jersey - Officials are beginning to assess the beach erosion and flood damage caused by a major nor'easter snowstorm that churned the surf and caused tides to swell in southern New Jersey.
- Floods may have hurt winter wheat crop in southeast Missouri Updated: Jan-24-16 4:26 pm
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri - Agriculture officials say it's too soon to know if recent flooding in southeast Missouri damaged the area's winter wheat crop.
- No federal funding for Front Range disaster projects Updated: Jan-24-16 4:11 pm
LONGMONT, Colorado - The federal government has rejected Colorado's application for $270 million to protect communities from natural disasters, including parts of Colorado hit hard by wildfires and flooding in recent years.