Maryland officials are asking residents of the lower Eastern Shore to report damage from superstorm Sandy, as the state appeals a denial of individual assistance by the federal government.
Sandy has now been downgraded from a hurricane to a post tropical cyclone. The effects of Sandy are from over, though. People will be dealing with the damage for days to come.
Baltimore Gas & Electric says about 885 of its customers are without power following heavy rains over the weekend.
Both Baltimore and Washington have broken records with temperatures soaring beyond 100 degrees.
About a million Marylanders were without power shortly before the sun came up, similar to the number that lost power in 2003 when Tropical Storm Isabel hit the state.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed a new director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency.
The state is now assessing the damage caused by Hurricane Irene and restoring services to its residents.
The first fatality from Irene has been reported in the state of Maryland.
Federal authorities are planning to revolutionize how we get emergency warnings, and they’re using the technology most Americans keep with them every minute of every day.