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File photo of a large tree knocked over by the winds of Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientist: Climate Change, Rising Sea Levels Could Cause More Sandy-Level Flooding

An expert told CBS News that environmental shifts caused by climate change could lead to coastal flooding the likes of which was seen during Superstorm Sandy.

10/28/2013

File photo of flooding on a residential street in Connecticut. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Rain Swamps Norwich

“I wish I had a kayak!”

07/25/2013

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Larson & Local Officials Tour Pumping Station and Levees In Hartford

Officials took a look at the aging system of levees and pumping stations protecting Hartford and East Hartford from flooding on the Connecticut River.

03/26/2013

I-95 Stratford, at Surf Ave. (Courtesy DOT Traffic Camera)

Some Flooding Along Shoreline

Some flooding has been reported in low-lying areas along the Connecticut shoreline due to a combination of rain and wind.

02/27/2013

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

The Pequabuck River overflowed its banks on Tulip Street, near the O'Connell School Thursday. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Flooding Hits Bristol

A Connecticut school has lost up to $60,000 worth of books in its library and elsewhere because of flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Irene.

09/08/2011

Bulkeley Bridge (Photo Courtesy Department of Transportation)

Flood Debris Logjam At Bulkeley Bridge

The state Department of Transportation is calling in a crane to help remove debris which has washed down the Connecticut River and caught up on the stone supports of the century-old Bulkeley Bridge. The work will affect traffic over the bridge.

08/31/2011

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Forecasters: Irene Just as Big as Hurricane of 1938

The National Weather Service says that storm killed nearly 600 people and injured 1,700. About 8,900 houses across southern New England were destroyed, and more than 15,000 others were damaged.

08/26/2011

HURRICANE IRENE

State Officials Prep For Irene

Governor Malloy is urging Connecticut residents and businesses to prepare for storms that could hit the state at the onset of the hurricane season.

08/25/2011

Rain, Melting Snow Have Officials Watching For Flooding

Officials in local municipalities are keeping their eyes on areas prone to flooding over the next few days. Two significant rainstorms along with the melting snowpack are enough to cause concern.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–02/25/2011

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