Near record flows on the Susquehanna River are bringing sewage, sediments and other pollution into the Chesapeake Bay. And that’s threatening bay grasses, oysters and other key species that help improve the bay’s water quality.
This morning is a lot less active than some recent ones. And, while we have good reason to be “optimistic” that the flooding won’t be getting worse because of any new torrential rainfall, there are still several roads near D.C., in northern Virginia and in southern Maryland that remain closed. Rivers and streams are going to take a while to fall below their flood stages, and we are still going to have some unsettled conditions around here over the next few days.
Deadly flood waters are driving people from their homes and slowing travelers in the Baltimore-Washington area.
Emergency responders say two fishermen are safe after they were rescued from the rising Potomac River near Knoxville.
After a rather warm and at least mostly dry weekend, we are now faced with the real threat of some heavy rain across the entire Mid-Atlantic region.
Sitting at his locker an hour before the Baltimore Orioles closed out the exhibition season against the Toronto Blue Jays, Derrek Lee was asked if he had gotten enough at-bats to be ready for opening day. If concrete evidence was needed to prove Lee’s readiness, he supplied it by going 3 for 4 with an RBI in Baltimore’s 7-4 loss Tuesday.
Jordan Lee scored 19 points in only 23 minutes and Coppin State rode a hot second half to a 73-60 victory over cross-town rival Morgan State on Thursday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.