Tropical Storm Lee
Too much of a bad thing. That’s the forecast for Asian stink bugs for 2013.
The Maryland State Highway Administration has been awarded more than $6.8 million in federal funds to repair roads and bridges damaged during Tropical Storm Lee last summer.
The pounding rains from Tropical Storm Lee caused plenty of problems last summer.
Way too much of a good thing is officially the cause for a die-off of oysters in the upper Chesapeake.
A quiet wave of worry is washing ashore north of the Bay Bridge.
Volunteers have collected about 31,000 pounds of trash from beaches and rivers in the mid-Atlantic region, including a kitchen counter top and flag pole.
President Obama has declared a major disaster for four counties in Maryland after Tropical Storm Lee.
The millions of tons of sediment washed into the Bay by Tropical Storm Lee is still settling out. That aftermath has triggered a search for a way to limit this type of problem in the future.
Heavy rain cripples parts of Maryland once again, stranding people on the roads. On Pulaski Highway, the water rose so quickly that a car became almost totally immersed. Emergency crews made a number of swift water rescues in both Baltimore and Harford counties. But there are no reports of injuries so far.
The head of the Queen Anne’s County Watermen’s Association says conditions are improving on the Chesapeake, where debris from Tropical Storm Lee has made it difficult to work on the bay.
Tropical Storm Lee is now a memory but the storm is proving to have a lasting and very negative impact on the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
The measure includes $500 million in immediate, emergency funding to make sure FEMA won’t have to cut off help for victims of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee at the end of the month.