flooding http://nhpr.org en Rising Temps, Rain Raise Flood Worries In N.H., Maine, Vermont http://nhpr.org/post/rising-temps-rain-raise-flood-worries-nh-maine-vermont <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Concerns about flooding in northern New England are growing as more rain comes to the region.</p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:09:20 +0000 Associated Press 46796 at http://nhpr.org Adapting To Climate Change; Flood Insurance http://nhpr.org/post/adapting-climate-change-flood-insurance <p><strong>Adapting to Climate Change</strong></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 46519 at http://nhpr.org Adapting To Climate Change; Flood Insurance Thousands In New Hampshire Face Flood Premium Hike http://nhpr.org/post/thousands-new-hampshire-face-flood-premium-hike <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">More than 40 percent of the properties with flood insurance in New Hampshire face premium hikes as a result of new regulations.</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:23:46 +0000 Associated Press 45515 at http://nhpr.org Half-Mile Stretch Of 12A In Alstead Reopens After June Flood Damage http://nhpr.org/post/half-mile-stretch-12a-alstead-reopens-after-june-flood-damage <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A half-mile stretch of New Hampshire Route 12A in Alstead has reopened after the road was severely damaged in June by heavy flooding.</p><p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:49:35 +0000 Associated Press 39790 at http://nhpr.org Road To Be Redesigned After Heavy Flooding In Upper Valley http://nhpr.org/post/road-be-redesigned-after-heavy-flooding-upper-valley <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A proposal to redesign a road damaged by flooding in a Lebanon, N.H., neighborhood calls for residents to surrender parts of their front yards.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The city's plan calls for larger culverts and ditches to be installed along Slayton Hill Road. Construction would start next year.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:42:14 +0000 35532 at http://nhpr.org Road To Be Redesigned After Heavy Flooding In Upper Valley Floods On The Rise http://nhpr.org/post/floods-rise <p><span style='line-height: 200%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;'>It’s a national trend: torrential rain that wipes away roads, homes, and lives. New Hampshire has also seen an increase in these storms, including this summer, resulting in a disaster declaration by the President. Mon, 23 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 35349 at http://nhpr.org Floods On The Rise A Big Summer For Flooding In N.H. http://nhpr.org/post/big-summer-flooding-new-hampshire <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span lang="EN">Over the past few weeks, New Hampshire has seen an uptick in thunderstorms--and the accompanying flash floods. So far, the National Weather Service has tallied roughly 20 floods. Mike Ekster, Chief Forecaster in Gray, Maine says in a typical year, the state only sees about five.&nbsp; He&nbsp;says some years have been even worse, especially when Tropical Storm Irene hit two years ago. But it’s still been an unusually wet summer.</span></p> Sun, 15 Sep 2013 13:51:21 +0000 Amanda Loder 34994 at http://nhpr.org A Big Summer For Flooding In N.H. Sea Level Rises Not Letting Up Anytime Soon http://nhpr.org/post/sea-level-rises-not-letting-anytime-soon <p><strong>EarthTalk®<br>E - The Environmental Magazine</strong></p><p></p><p><strong><u>Dear EarthTalk</u></strong><strong>: Hurricane Sandy brought more sea water onto shorelines than I’d ever witnessed before and many communities near where I live are now being required to raise their homes up. What is the prognosis for sea level rise in the years immediately ahead?</strong><em>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; -- Scott P., Fairfield, CT</em></p><p> Sun, 21 Jul 2013 04:00:00 +0000 32137 at http://nhpr.org Sea Level Rises Not Letting Up Anytime Soon Upper Valley Flooding Causes Millions In Damages http://nhpr.org/post/upper-valley-flooding-causes-millions-damages <P>City officials estimate that last week’s flooding caused $6.5 million in infrastructure damages.</P> <P></P> <P>Over the past week, the dollar figure for damage has continued to rise.</P> <P>The most damage is on Slayton Hill Road, which was washed out and is estimated to cost $3.4 million.</P> <P>The Lebanon Municipal Airport also experienced detention pond failures, road washouts and buckling pavement that will cost $1.4 million.</P> <P>City Manager Greg Lewis says that the town has submitted its total projected costs to FEMA. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 16:03:32 +0000 Abby Kessler 31333 at http://nhpr.org Hassan Tours Flooded Towns http://nhpr.org/post/hassan-tours-flooded-towns <p>After declaring a state of emergency this morning, Governor Maggie Hassan and state officials toured N.H. towns most affected by this week’s flooding, including Lebanon, Washington, and Alstead.</p><p>Monday's flooding brought more than $2 million worth of damage to the state, damaging 15 roads in Washington alone. While road crews work to clean up and start rebuilding efforts, Governor Hassan says she is already planning for future storms.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 21:56:54 +0000 Ella Nilsen 30657 at http://nhpr.org Hassan Tours Flooded Towns Gov. Lynch Tours Cheshire County Storm Damage http://nhpr.org/post/gov-lynch-tours-cheshire-county-storm-damage <p>After last Tuesday&rsquo;s storms in southwestern&nbsp;New Hampshire, White Brook Road in Gilsum is no longer a road. Mon, 04 Jun 2012 18:31:09 +0000 Todd Bookman 6148 at http://nhpr.org Gov. Lynch Tours Cheshire County Storm Damage