Keep storm drains clear of leaves or risk flooding, highway superintendent warns

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Clifton Park HIghway Superintendent Dahn Bull is warning residents to be careful when clearing yards of leaves. He said leaves can clog storm drains and cause flooding. “One clogged drain can cause a big mess in our streets and potentially backup into garages and basements,” said Dahl. “Please take time … Read more

Alone in the sky, pilot and fiancee saved 17 in deadly flood

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville-based helicopter pilot Joel Boyers had just finished helping his fiancee earn her pilot’s license on Saturday morning, and they were heading home to celebrate, when he received a frantic call from a woman in Pennsylvania. Her brother’s home in Waverly, Tennessee, was underwater and he was trapped on a roof … Read more

Twin babies swept away, die in Tennessee flooding, grandmother says

HUMPHREYS COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Twin babies have died after being swept away by floodwaters in Waverly, Tennessee, as their family tried to escape the rising water early Saturday morning. Grandmother Angie Willeby told WKRN that 7-month-old twins Ryan and Rileigh were lost in catastrophic flash flooding in Humphreys County. She said their parents were … Read more