Officials say excessive rainfall led to a sewage overflow at a wastewater pumping station in Fort Washington.
Dangerous high waters. Rising rivers claimed at least one life after overnight storms. Now several communities are flooded out.
Sandy’s winds have remained at 75 mph with each update today. One thing that has changed since yesterday is the pressure. It has dropped to 950 mph.
Heavy rain and severe weather for Maryland Tuesday. A TORNADO WATCH is in effect for most of the state (except Allegany and Garrett Counties) through 7 p.m. There have already been a few severe thunderstorm warnings issued with strong thunderstorms early Tuesday afternoon. As we move through the day, there will likely be more warnings for severe thunderstorms in addition to flash flooding.
Baltimore Gas & Electric says about 885 of its customers are without power following heavy rains over the weekend.
Chesapeake Bay dead zones are down this June from last spring when heavy rains pushed them to levels not seen in decades.
Forecasters says this hurricane season could be less active than last and that has environmentalists and researchers hopeful the Chesapeake will avoid a repeat of heavy rains that dumped pollution into the bay last year.
Much of the water has receded but there is a great deal of damage left behind.
This whole miserable pattern of heavy rain and flooding doesn’t look like it’ll completely unravel until some time later this weekend or early next week.
The rain has caused quite a mess in some Baltimore County neighborhoods.
Baltimore is dealing with problems after the latest onslaught of heavy rain.
Heavy rains have been wreaking havoc in the Mid-Atlantic region, flooding streets, stalling cars, delaying rail and air travel and canceling outdoor events.