Archive

You are viewing the "floods" Archives

Heavy downpours increased dramatically in the Ohio Valley as the climate changed.

Ohio Valley Mayors Aim For A Green Recovery Amid Coronavirus And Climate Change

By:
Posted on:

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (OVR) — When newly elected President Donald Trump announced in 2017 that he would pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, he said, “I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris.” The goal of the landmark Paris Agreement, which was signed in 2015 by 189 parties,… Read More

West Virginia Flooding

After Flash Floods, W.Va. Lawmakers Want Federal Emergency

By:
Posted on:

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s congressional delegation is asking the president to authorize federal disaster relief funds after flash flooding damaged the state’s eastern highlands late last month. U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito joined U.S. Reps. David McKinley, Alex Mooney and Carol Miller in a joint statement Wednesday asking for the… Read More

Rain Causing More Than Rotten Tomatoes for Ohio Valley Farmers

By: By:
Posted on:

The precipitation average so far this year for Southeast Ohio is 34.75 inches, which is nearly 10 inches above normal, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Farmers in Athens County and along the Ohio River basin are hoping for less rain next year in order to reclaim what Mother Nature took from their… Read More