A strong cold front is bringing several threats to our area. A Tornado Watch, Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory and Wind Advisory have been issued.
Hurricane Sandy has done significant damage to the downtown pier in Ocean City. Officials are particularly worried about high water and the storm surge in Ocean City. Areas in the south of Ocean City have been evacuated. Authorities expect downtown Ocean City to be under water on Monday as Hurricane Sandy heads for the Delmarva Peninsula.
Repairs to close two sinkholes on East Monument Street have now opened another sinkhole a half a block away.
The storm system swept through the counties to our south in the Washington, D.C. area Friday night, and it led to some dramatic rescues on flooded roads.
The Chesapeake Bay Program says underwater grasses in the Susquehanna Flats survived this fall’s heavy rains better than researchers expected.
The Maryland Park Service says sections of some state parks in Central Maryland are closed until further notice.
The National Weather Service is predicting flooding along the Potomac River after two days of rain.