Record Rainfall Prompts Reversal of Chicago River into Lake to Ease Flooding-
The uncommonly wet May caused river levels to spike and taxed the region’s storm sewers.00
Wisconsin Governor requests FEMA storm damage assessments in SE Wisconsin-
Doing the assessments will help determine whether communities may qualify for federal aid to help them rebuild, the governor said.
Forecast calls for continued high water in Great Lakes-
A new forecast says Great Lakes levels are likely to remain unusually high and may set additional records.
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Green Bay ‘Resilience Coordinator’ Would Help City Mitigate Flooding, Fight Climate Change-
Green Bay, Wisconsin, Mayor Eric Genrich has proposed a new position in his 2020 budget to help the city deal with the effects of climate change.
Powerful storms hit Great Lakes coastline communities, knocking down power lines-
Utilities are trying to restore power as winds buffet the region and waves pound the Lake Michigan and Lake Superior coasts. The storms also are causing widespread lakeside erosion, putting properties at risk.
Michigan’s Upper Peninsula storm: “the new normal”-
Scientist says many in area lack a “sense of urgency” Is the extreme weather that wreaked havoc on parts of…