Camp catastrophe. A fast-moving storm claimed the life of a 12-year-old boy when trees toppled down onto a group of more than 100 kids heading for shelter at a Carroll County camp. At least eight other kids were injured.
Severe weather strikes Maryland. Tuesday night’s storm might have generated a tornado just over the Maryland state line.
Utility crews are working to restore power to thousands of customers in the mid-Atlantic region after strong storms moved through the area.
Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon and evening out ahead of an approaching cold front.
North Carolina’s popular beach towns began returning to the business of recreation Saturday, after Arthur lashed the state’s coast with forceful winds and heavy rain and then churned northward without leaving a trail of significant damage.
Proving far less damaging than feared, Hurricane Arthur left tens of thousands of people without power Friday in a swipe at North Carolina’s dangerously exposed Outer Banks, then brought lousy Fourth of July beach weather to the Northeast as it veered out to sea.
As one of the year’s busiest travel weekends approaches, so does another visitor: Tropical Storm Arthur, expected to grow into a hurricane by the Fourth of July and hit most harshly at North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a popular getaway spot of thin barrier islands along the shore.
There might yet be another few episodes of rain during the late morning and midday hours.
Allegany County authorities say damage from a recent storm has closed a private toll bridge over the Potomac River between the western Maryland community of Oldtown and Green Spring, W.Va.
So the question is will we see sever weather later like we did Tuesday? The answer is that remains to be seen.
Those strong storms that ripped through our area Thursday moved east, producing a powerful tornado that touched down just across the Maryland line into Delaware. It happened near Maryldel, which sits just across the Maryland state line in Delaware..
T.G.I.F., and welcome to the first “summer” holiday weekend!