If it seems like there’s more street flooding in Annapolis and Baltimore, it’s because there is.
North Carolina’s popular beach towns began returning to the business of recreation Saturday, after Arthur lashed the state’s coast with forceful winds and heavy rain and then churned northward without leaving a trail of significant damage.
Proving far less damaging than feared, Hurricane Arthur left tens of thousands of people without power Friday in a swipe at North Carolina’s dangerously exposed Outer Banks, then brought lousy Fourth of July beach weather to the Northeast as it veered out to sea.
Officials have been assessing the damage from a massive flood that damaged dozens of homes in the western Maryland community of Clear Spring last week.
Heavy rain and thunderstorms slam Maryland again.
An upper-level trough will swing through the region over the next couple of days, and as such we can expect a rather unsettled conclusion to the work week.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has declared a state of emergency in Allegany and Washington counties due to severe flooding from recent rains.
Washington County officials are urging people who live along Conococheague Creek to consider moving to higher ground.
The round of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday led to more localized flooding.
Driving rain causes dangerous high waters, tearing a path of destruction across the region. Firefighters in Prince George’s County rescued two dozen drivers from rising water–this as homes in the area flooded out, leaving residents with nowhere to go.
It was the worst flooding we’ve seen in years. And weeks later, area businesses are still struggling to recover.
The National Park Service is warning visitors that some parks in and around Washington may close because of flooding over the weekend.