Tag Archives: Tropical Storm Lee

Probing question: How well do we predict floods?

There was no Ark involved and it didn’t last 40 days — but when the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee dumped more rain on the already saturated Northeast, the result was the Susquehanna River’s worst flooding in nearly 40 years. Thousands were evacuated, a number of lives were lost, and damage to homes and businesses […] … learn more→

Fruits and vegetables submerged by flood water are not safe to eat

Now that communities across the state have dried out and are repairing damages from Tropical Storm Lee, a gardening expert in Penn State\’s College of Agricultural Sciences reminds backyard gardeners that fruits and vegetables are not safe to consume if they have been partially or completely submerged in flood water or have come in contact […] … learn more→