Peabody’s Public Health Director says mosquitoes there tested positive for West Nile Virus.
Massachusetts health officials are urging people not to swim, fish or go boating in portions of the Deerfield and Connecticut Rivers.
A strong storm system that has been responsible for the severe weather outbreak over the South-Central and Southeast United States will make its way into Southern New England tonight bringing with it heavy rainfall, strong to damaging winds and the potential for minor coastal flooding at the time of high tide late Saturday Evening through early Sunday Morning..
Some local families are furious with Bank of America. They claim the massive institution bullied them into buying expensive flood insurance which they didn’t need.
Upper level winds from the SW are advecting a warm balmy airmass up the east coast. But cooler air is charging back into the eastern half of the country so This warm balmy air is being lifted up, cooled, condenced into steady to heavy rains which are extending from Vermont to the Carolinas today.
Nigerian authorities opened the gates at two swollen dams Friday in the country’s rain-soaked north, sending a flood into a neighboring state that has displaced 2 million people.
The U.S. Senate has passed an emergency spending bill that would provide about $150 million in aid to Rhode Island and other states hit by severe floods this year.
For everyone with flooded basements, this Rich’s favorite flood video of all time.