The director of the University of Maryland’s Horn Point laboratory says heavy rains from Tropical Storm Lee are causing low-oxygen areas in the Chesapeake Bay.
There’s a silver lining to all that rain from Tropical Storm Lee and it’s over 100 million years old.
The financial losses caused by last week’s flooding extend to more than just property on land.
Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources is cautioning visitors to be careful in state parks affected by flooding from Tropical Storm Lee.
The waters have gone down, but they’ve left massive problems behind. Roads are still closed and some have lost most of what they own.
The damage caused by last week’s torrential rains isn’t over. It’s just moved on to a new target.
Widespread flooding overtakes Maryland, causing problems across the state. Now the massive cleanup is underway.
A yoga mat, truck tires, a basketball and the seat from a portable toilet. Those items and thousands more are floating down the Chesapeake Bay, which is receiving the flood waters from the Susquehanna and other rivers swollen by rains from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee.
The floodwaters in some areas may have receded, but some parts of the state are still on high alert. Now, towns are turning their attention to the dangers of weak bridges and roadways.
Hundreds of people in Cecil County are cleaning up massive amounts of debris in the wake of devastating floods.
Baltimore County did not escape the ferocious flooding, where the cleanup is just beginning.
Officials are inspecting bridges around Maryland for possible damage from flooding caused by the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee.