Storm Dumps Foot of Rain Across Columbia, S.C., Overnight

Richland County declared a state of emergency Sunday, which allows the county to seek help from state emergency officials and buy emergency equipment and supplies.

Eastern North Carolina Prepares for Effects of Hurricane Joaquin

Confidence in the exact track of Joaquin remained low and forecasters urge area residents to closely watch the storm’s track and make appropriate preparations.

Cedar Rapids Readies for Flood Control Work in 2016

The city’s $600-million system will feature 11 pump stations, which are needed to pump rain water that collects behind flood walls and levees, and a river walk.