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.
Police in Frederick say several intersections are closed due to flooding caused by heavy rain.
The rain, and snow are gone but the stormy weather pattern continues.