Vermont’s warmest winter shifts flood risks, raises fire worries

With the National Weather Service reporting the warmest winter on record in Vermont, state emergency officials have tweaked this week’s ice jam meetings to include discussions about the potential for an earlier brush fire season and flooding due to heavy rains.

Flood warning for most of Vermont until 9 a.m.; state highways closed in Middlesex, Hardwick and Enosburg

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for most of Vermont until about 9 a.m. Heavy rain and snowmelt are causing flooding in low-lying areas, and will likely continue to do so until later this morning. The Vermont Department of Emergency Management urges Vermonters to stay clear of any floodwaters, never drive across […]