Posts Tagged Flooding

Has this home been flooded? Ask before you buy

Credit: Climate Central

A warmer climate means rainfall events can be more intense – creating a greater risk for flash floods.

Now, the Natural Resources Defense Council is advising people considering a home purchase to try and find out if the property has been swamped in the past.  Sandy Hausman has that story.

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New Tool Shows the Impact of Climate Change on Virginia Property Values

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The floodIQ website (floodiq.com)

Climate change is more than a theory. Now it’s an economic reality. And, it’s already taking a toll on property values across Virginia. Michael Pope reports.

You can access the tool here.

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Nuisance Flooding Closes, Delays Workday at Schools, Naval Base in Hampton Roads, Virginia Beach

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Credit: Howard Lake / Creative Commons

Around the Chesapeake Bay, a stalled weather system and remnants of Tropical Storm Julia dumped between eight and 13 inches of rain over the past few days. Flooding closed and delayed schools in the eastern part of the state. Pamela D’Angelo reports.

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