As we continue to exhale after feeling the hard-hitting effects of Sandy, the pattern for the next several days still brings below normal temperatures to the mid-Atlantic region, but really nothing in terms of substantial precipitation.
Government offices, schools, courthouses and transit systems shut down in the mid-Atlantic region Monday as Hurricane Sandy off the coast kicked up a threatening combination of pounding rain, wind and tidal surges.
Sandy dropped briefly to a tropical storm very early this morning, before regaining hurricane strength and maintaining it all day long. It is moving off to the northeast.
Mid-Atlantic electric utilities, facing the threat of a direct hit from Hurricane Sandy, reached across North America on Friday to secure extra help in restoring power that they said could be out for more than a week because of prolonged high winds and torrential rain.
Motorists in the Mid-Atlantic region are paying a penny less at the pump this week.
Fall is in the air. Even though it’s not officially Fall until Saturday, September 22, it’s going to feel like it the next few mornings.
Once again, the storm moved quicker than we thought. Like Saturday, Sunday’s storm was moving at a faster pace than expected. This time, it brought the rain in quicker. We thought this rain would hold off until Sunday evening, but it obviously overspread the state earlier in the afternoon.
Cities and towns across the Mid-Atlantic region are making plans for the 29th annual National Night Out, the crime and drug prevention event.
Two local institutions got together on Wednesday to celebrate a Mid-Atlantic treat.
Motorists in the Mid-Atlantic region are seeing higher prices at the pump for the third week in a row.
The heat wave that hit the Mid-Atlantic is showing some signs of letting up with relatively cooler temperatures this week. But the region is still seeing the cumulative effects of the extreme heat. Thirteen people have now died of heat-related illnesses during this stretch of brutally hot days, many of them in Baltimore City.
Nearly a week after deadly summer storms struck the mid-Atlantic area, tens of thousands of residents still remain without power.