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How To: Preventing Your Pipes From Freezing and Bursting

As the temperature begins to drop, staying warm may be your main focus, but as a homeowner there is a collection of things that need to be addressed in order to keep your household functioning, warm, and failure free. 450 more words

On The Banks of Lightning River

A hill river in spate

in its pomp

its waterfalls are thunder

to its name

the call and response

of precipitation and gradient

the fall they call “snow” 107 more words

Poetry

Storm Fionn sparks flood warnings and there's more snow on the way

Numerous flood warnings are in place across England in the wake of Storm Fionn. 

There are currently 25 flood warnings and alerts, with Osbaldwick in York expected to be the worst hit in the country. 557 more words

UK

BC flood and wildfire reviews

Between January and March 2018 there is a review team in BC meeting with community members in regard to the response to recent wildfire and flood events. 137 more words

Environment

Kingabilia Destroyed in Flood

via Bloody Disgusting:

A bookshop dedicated to Stephen King was flooded Tuesday (January 16) when a water main broke.  Thousands of dollars worth of original manuscripts, temporarily stored in the basement, were irreparably damaged. 134 more words

Horror

Into Every Life A Little Rain Must Fall

Usually at this time of year we are more concerned with snowy and icy conditions on our roads and roofs; ice or snow ladened branches that may take out our roof or garage; or landing on our keister as we navigate the sidewalks. 537 more words

Blog

Inundation of the Heartland:  Tropical Storm Agnes and the Landscape of the Susquehanna Valley

 Original research written by Frank Grumbine

Abstract: Environmental perception and poor land use practices in the twentieth century are argued to be the primary agents which led to widespread devastation of the Susquehanna Valley following tropical storm Agnes in the summer of 1972.  12,985 more words