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Volunteers urge safety along raging Ogden River

(ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner) Dinah Novy, the Community Emergency Response Team leader of District 31 in Ogden, talks to Dave Petersen on Thursday about water safety on the Ogden River along the Ogden River Parkway. River water levels have dropped some but may rise again because of snowmelt, water officials say.

Scott Schwebke
Jun 24 2011 - 11:22pm

OGDEN -- Dinah Novy, accompanied by her dog, Max, eased the golf cart away from Pioneer Park and slowly drove along a paved path next to the swollen Ogden River. Novy, a member of Ogden's Community Emergency Response Team, spent Thursday making rounds along a section of the Ogden River Parkway as part of a city-sponsored volunteer effort to warn...

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Officials monitoring flood waters in South Weber gravel pit

(MATTHEW ARDEN HATFIELD/Standard-Examiner) On Wednesday, a truck drives through water that may be leaking from the Weber River into a Staker Parson gravel pit in South Weber.

Loretta Park
Jun 15 2011 - 11:28am

SOUTH WEBER -- Stacy Clark is expecting to deliver her fifth child at any time. What she didn't expect to hear was that she may have to find a place for her family to stay if the Weber River fills up the Staker Parson gravel pit.

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'We're not quitting yet:' Latest effort to repair levee fails

(KERA WILLIAMS/ Standard-Examiner) On Monday, water rushes past large sandbags that were placed at a levee along the Weber River in Plain City at 5500 West and 400 North.

Jessica Miller
Jun 13 2011 - 9:09pm

The latest effort to help repair a broken levee may have failed, but Weber County emergency officials aren't giving up yet.Weber County Sheriff's Lt. Mark Lowther said the river was eating its way around several of the one-ton sandbags that were dropped via helicopter Friday near 5900 West and 400 North.Crews have been working around the clock...

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Weber River levee break flushes pumps

(NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner) The Weber River flows over 5500 W. 900 North near Plain City on Thursday. Crews had to cut the road to control the water flow westward.  The levee where officials placed six diesel-powered pumps to try to alleviate pressure in the river gave way Thursday, so flooding has spread.

Michael McFall, Jessica Miller
Jun 9 2011 - 10:56pm

PLAIN CITY -- The area where Weber County emergency officials placed six diesel-powered pumps to try to alleviate pressure in the swollen Weber River gave way Thursday and officials are scrambling to figure out what comes next.

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Weber counting on help from state

(KRISTIN HEINICHEN/Standard-Examiner) Patrick Tidwell (left), 3, and Bayden Tidwell, 6, throw mud chunks from their grandfather’s Ogden Canyon property into the Ogden River on Thursday.

Scott Schwebke
Jun 2 2011 - 11:04pm

OGDEN -- Although Gov. Gary Herbert maintains local government is the first line of defense against widespread flooding in Northern Utah, the Weber County Commission believes the state will provide financial aid and other assistance if requested.

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Hope buoys those with homes on Ogden River

(KRISTIN HEINICHEN/Standard-Examiner) Mike Laughter, a Hooper resident whose family has six cabins on the river in Ogden Canyon, says sandbags are ready if the river rises.

Jesus Lopez Jr.
Jun 2 2011 - 11:04pm

HUNTSVILLE -- As rain continues to fall and snow continues to melt, residents are keeping an eye on the high levels of the Ogden River.

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Levee cut to alleviate rising waters in Weber County

(KERA WILLIAMS/ Standard-Examiner) A tractor crane pulls dirt from a dike at the Ogden Bay Waterfowl Management Area in Hooper on Thursday.

Jessica Miller
May 26 2011 - 6:04pm

HOOPER -- It started off slowly, with a trickle of water barely making it from one canal to the other, but within an hour of moving earth Thursday morning, water filled a break in a levee at the Ogden Bay Waterfowl Management area.The man-made cut, constructed with backhoes and a tractor crane, was done to try to alleviate rising waters throughout...

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GALLERY: Superstorm Sandy slams East Coast

North Carolina 12 is buckled from pounding surf leading into Mirlo Beach in Rodanthe, N.C. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. People on North Carolina's Outer Banks are facing some flooding and damage from Hurricane Sandy, but emergency management officials say it could have been worse. North Carolina Transportation Department spokeswoman Greer Beaty said the highway was closed Tuesday until crews inspect the road. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Steve Earley)

The Associated Press
Oct 30 2012 - 10:52am

Superstorm Sandy crashes hard into the East Coast causing, Flooding and property damage, etc.

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GALLERY: Severe flooding in Minnesota

A man gets dangerously close to the raging Miller Creek as it flows through Lincoln Park in West Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2011. Residents evacuated their homes and animals escaped from pens at a zoo as floods fed by a steady torrential downpour struck northeastern Minnesota, inundating the city of Duluth, officials said Wednesday. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Brian Peterson)

The Associated Press
Jun 20 2012 - 3:46pm

See photos of floods fed by a steady torrential downpour struck northeastern Minnesota.

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Volunteers urge safety along raging Ogden River

(ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner) Dinah Novy, the Community Emergency Response Team leader of District 31 in Ogden, talks to Dave Petersen on Thursday about water safety on the Ogden River along the Ogden River Parkway. River water levels have dropped some but may rise again because of snowmelt, water officials say.

Scott Schwebke
Jun 24 2011 - 11:22pm

OGDEN -- Dinah Novy, accompanied by her dog, Max, eased the golf cart away from Pioneer Park and slowly drove along a paved path next to the swollen Ogden River. Novy, a member of Ogden's Community Emergency Response Team, spent Thursday making rounds along a section of the Ogden River Parkway as part of a city-sponsored volunteer effort to warn...

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GALLERY: High water levels at Pineview Reservoir

Water levels are high near the Pineview Dam Spillway Tuesday, June 21, 2011. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

Erin Hooley, Standard-Examiner staff
Jun 21 2011 - 1:17pm

Water levels are high near the Pineview Dam Spillway Tuesday, June 21, 2011. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

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Officials monitoring flood waters in South Weber gravel pit

(MATTHEW ARDEN HATFIELD/Standard-Examiner) On Wednesday, a truck drives through water that may be leaking from the Weber River into a Staker Parson gravel pit in South Weber.

Loretta Park
Jun 15 2011 - 11:28am

SOUTH WEBER -- Stacy Clark is expecting to deliver her fifth child at any time. What she didn't expect to hear was that she may have to find a place for her family to stay if the Weber River fills up the Staker Parson gravel pit.

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GALLERY: Reader submitted photos of a flooded soccer field - 06/13/11

Photos show flooding at the North Ogden Soccer Complex. Locals are making the best out of the flooded soccer fields. (Submitted by: David Laguna)

Contributed
Jun 14 2011 - 10:46am

Photos show flooding at the North Ogden Soccer Complex. Locals are making the best out of the flooded soccer fields.

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'We're not quitting yet:' Latest effort to repair levee fails

(KERA WILLIAMS/ Standard-Examiner) On Monday, water rushes past large sandbags that were placed at a levee along the Weber River in Plain City at 5500 West and 400 North.

Jessica Miller
Jun 13 2011 - 9:09pm

The latest effort to help repair a broken levee may have failed, but Weber County emergency officials aren't giving up yet.Weber County Sheriff's Lt. Mark Lowther said the river was eating its way around several of the one-ton sandbags that were dropped via helicopter Friday near 5900 West and 400 North.Crews have been working around the clock...

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GALLERY: Crews work in Plain City to repair levee break as Weber River flows into "Little Weber."

Anthony Souffle, Standard-Examiner staff
Jun 10 2011 - 7:13pm

Picture gallery of crews working to repair a break in a levee that separated the Weber River and a small canal Friday, June 10, 2011 in Plain City Utah.

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