In addition to property insurance policies you can also purchase a federal flood policy. The catch is that you can only get the policies through one of a select group of insurers that are authorized by the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA).
When most people buy insurance, they think they are covered. But when disaster strikes, not all insurance companies or policies are created equal.
Consumer advocates and car experts are warning that flood-damaged cars from the Midwest are on their way west.
Flash floods back in March caused massive damage in the city of Capitola but the town has been rebuffed in its request for federal disaster assistance from FEMA.
Humboldt County officials are closely monitoring a large landslide that caused a creek to flood and prompted the closure of a school.
Capitola city leaders are considering whether or not to reopen a mobile home park that was damaged by two days of flooding last week to its former residents.
Crews have been working around the clock to replace the ruptured pipe that caused flooding in Capitola Village before more rain falls on Saturday.
Officials in Capitola are expected to issue an emergency proclamation following two flash floods that forced the evacuation of a mobile home park and damaged businesses.
The Bay Area was cleaning up Saturday after a new storm dumped more rain on already saturated soil, causing more flooding and landslides.
The month’s most powerful storm slammed the Bay Area on Thursday, flooding roadways, knocking out power to thousands and triggering evacuations due to an overflowing river.