TYPHOON HAIYAN, 2013 - A Philippine flag stands amongst the damage caused after powerful Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban City, Leyte province, central Philippines, Nov. 9, 2013. The most recent and one of the most powerful typhoons on record ripped through the region, wiping away buildings and leveling seaside homes with massive storm surges.
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Residents in Louisiana's Cajun country are preparing for what's expected to be the worst flooding in more than 80 years as the Mississippi surges toward seven rural parishes along the Atchafalaya River Basin.
On the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, officials are worried that complacency is starting to creep back into New Orleans.
Search parties of the Ark. floods found a seventeenth victim on Saturday. Flash floods hit the campground early Friday morning and based on 73 missing persons calls, search and rescue crews expect to find more victims.
Crews returned to the craggy Ouachita Mountains hoping to find campers who survived after walls of water from the Arkansas flood.
Forecasters expect an active hurricane season, raising concern that a storm could push more of the BP oil spill ashore. The Gulf's biggest hurricanes are generally later in the season, however.
In the upcoming hurricane season, two or three storms will be major events along the coastal US, according to AccuWeather.com.