Feb 18, 2014
University of Illinois study of 2011 flood will lead to better preparedness
This is a photo of an erosional scar at the O'Bryan Ridge in the Bird's Point New Madrid Floodway during the the 2011 Lower Mississippi flood.
Chicago's snow removal costs already $4.5 million over budget for 2014
Chicago has already plowed through $25 million in snow removal spending - $4.5 million over a budget that was supposed to cover this winter and the start of next - exacerbating the city's financial crisis.
Weirton Daily Times
Corps of Engineers watching icy rivers
The unusual amounts and thickness of the ice has Army Corps engineers taking special steps to operate the 20 locks and dams along the Ohio River from Pittsburgh to Cairo, Ill.
City turns to private truckers to replenish salt...
JANUARY 27: Ice covers the shore at 31st Street Beach as temperatures drop below zero January 27, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.