The U.S. Small Business Administration is making low-interest loans available to people whose homes or businesses were damaged by flooding in two western Maryland counties in June.
If it seems like there’s more street flooding in Annapolis and Baltimore, it’s because there is.
Washington County officials are urging people who live along Conococheague Creek to consider moving to higher ground.
More soaking rain is on the way. Ultimately the weekend will turn out nice but there are 2-4 inches of rain on the way. It begins Thursday night and goes through late Friday afternoon.
Record-breaking rainfall overflowed creeks and streams, causing flooding throughout the mid-Atlantic region.
Changes in the federal flood insurance program are likely to mean higher premiums for thousands of Maryland residents, and not just those living in Ocean City or along the Chesapeake Bay.
House GOP leaders are putting the final touches on legislation that would significantly water down a recently enacted overhaul of the much criticized federal flood insurance program, easing many premium increases and allowing below-market rates to be passed on to people buying homes with taxpayer-subsidized policies.
Separate water main breaks are causing flooded roadways in northeast Washington and Montgomery County.
Stormy weather didn’t last long Tuesday morning, but it did leave behind some damage in parts of Maryland.
One look at the regional radar Friday will show the trouble that we’ll be dealing with. The Greater DC Metro Area was absolutely pummeled by heavy rain during the night, and there are still numerous Flash Flood Warnings that remain in effect.
Heavy rains closed some roads and downed trees in the mid-Atlantic region overnight, prompting flash flood watches and warnings for several areas in Maryland.
July will start out just as June finished, which is very wet. Once the sun tries to peak out during the mid-day, hours showers and thunderstorms will start to develop.