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Raritan Township police officer recounts his determination to survive Ida’s flooding

Date: 2021-09-15 03:11:15 News 12 Staff Sep 15, 2021, 3:11am Updated on: Sep 15, 2021, 3:11am A police officer came dangerously close to losing his life during the height of Tropical Storm Ida. Raritan Township Police Officer Michael Podlaski was out driving in the storm around midnight searching for stranded drivers when raging floodwaters took …

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Flooding already causing issues for some Baton Rouge neighborhoods

Date: 2021-09-15 00:41:27 BATON ROUGE – The rain from Tropical Storm Nicholas started early, already causing problems in the Broadmoor area of Baton Rouge. “I think it’s going to be worse than what it has been before,” said Rose Davis, a resident in the neighborhood. Cars stuck in water on Goodwood Boulevard. Signs have been …

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“Warning Fatigue” Blamed for Dozens of Deaths in Ida Flooding

Date: 2021-09-09 10:01:58 Experts say “warning fatigue” may be to blame for dozens of deaths from flooding in the northeast after multiple text alerts and other weather warnings were not taken seriously. Harris County in recent years has sent out warnings for hurricanes, flooding, the threat of COVID, AMBER alerts and even a recent Blue …

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