While battered with torrential rains and strong winds, Harford County managed to avoid the worst of Superstorm Sandy as it unleashed its power on the region Monday and Tuesday. Below is a collection of our coverage of the storm.
October 29, 2012
5:42 PM EST, November 9, 2012
Efforts continue in Harford County to collect donations of food, clothes and other essentials for victims of Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey and New York.
10:21 AM EST, November 8, 2012
There were plenty of reasons to complain about Sandy, but plenty of people in Harford County ignored them and have been offering help to people hit harder by the so-called superstorm.
5:45 PM EST, November 6, 2012
Harford County was spared from the worst of Superstorm Sandy, and many thankful residents have decided to help people elsewhere in the Northeast who were hit hard by the storm.
4:58 PM EST, November 6, 2012
It's especially tough to be one of the last to get power back following a major outage – and knowing you're in that predicament. It's like being ignored by the wait staff in a restaurant, or having your family forget your birthday.
12:46 PM EST, November 5, 2012
"I keep thinking what would have happened if that was us, so I have to help somehow."
12:20 AM EDT, November 1, 2012
Last week, experts were calling Hurricane Sandy a "Frankenstorm."
10:57 AM EDT, November 1, 2012
After being shut down except for emergency operations on Monday and Tuesday, Aberdeen Proving Ground re-opened Wednesday, with a delay.
3:03 PM EDT, October 31, 2012
I did nothing – zip, zero, zilch – to prepare for Sandy. My husband, however, had things well in hand, which is good, because we needed to be prepared, as it turns out.
4:04 PM EDT, October 30, 2012
The brunt of Sandy's danger seemed to have bypassed Havre de Grace, which experienced minimal flooding Tuesday morning and relatively few power outages compared to the rest of Harford County.
9:43 PM EDT, October 31, 2012
Sandy rained on Havre de Grace's annual Halloween parade, but even a superstorm could not curtail trick-or-treating in the battered waterfront town.
5:46 PM EDT, October 30, 2012
Harford County continued to deal with widespread power outages, road closings and minor damage to buildings Tuesday afternoon, but the immediate danger from Storm Sandy's sweep through the region appeared to be over.
12:25 AM EDT, November 1, 2012
9:53 PM EDT, October 30, 2012
4:24 PM EDT, October 30, 2012
Harford County government has announced where debris from Storm Sandy can be disposed of beginning Wednesday and Thursday.
12:20 AM EDT, November 1, 2012
Nearly 15 percent of homes and businesses in central and southern Harford County still did not have power early Wednesday morning, as residents dealt with the after-effects of Superstorm Sandy.
2:53 PM EDT, October 30, 2012
The lone occupant in any of the cottages along Broad Creek in northern Harford County refused to leave Monday evening, when county volunteers went door to door to urge any residents to evacuate because of rising waters from Hurricane Sandy, the county government reported shortly before 7 p.m....
4:45 PM EDT, October 30, 2012
When Storm Sandy slammed into the Atlantic Coast Monday night, it dumped upward of six inches of rain on Harford County, flooding streams, creeks and ditches and raising the possibility that the Susquehanna River could swell in the coming days as the storm's remnants pass through Pennsylvania.
10:07 AM EDT, October 29, 2012
6:48 PM EDT, October 29, 2012
All of Harford County was virtually shut down Monday, as residents braced for the worst of the powerful Hurricane Sandy, which was ever closer to making landfall on the coast between Maryland and New Jersey.
5:40 PM EDT, October 29, 2012
As Sandy pounds the mid-Atlantic coast Monday, the Baltimore region is bracing for gale-force winds and flooding.
7:20 PM EDT, October 28, 2012
Harford County government continued to ramp up its preparations for Hurricane Sandy on Sunday, advising residents of low lying areas of the city of Havre de Grace to consider evacuating their homes in anticipation of the tropical storm's landfall in the region, now expected sometime Monday.
3:19 PM EDT, October 28, 2012
As the eye of Hurricane Sandy loomed over the waters some 500 miles southeast of Washington and the monster storm churned toward the Mid-Atlantic coast at 15 miles per hour, Marylanders braced Sunday for the arrival of a weather system some forecasters were calling potentially the most damaging to...
8:29 PM EDT, October 28, 2012
Because of anticipated severe weather and storm damage as a result of Hurricane Sandy, Aberdeen Proving Ground will be closed Monday, the post officials announced.
8:01 PM EDT, October 27, 2012
Take inventory of disaster supplies.
8:06 PM EDT, October 26, 2012
Utility and emergency response officials prepared for the worst Friday as Hurricane Sandy churned northward, readying for nearly a foot of rain, hurricane- or tropical storm-force winds, and power outages that could number in the hundreds of thousands.
5:15 PM EDT, October 26, 2012
Hurricane Sandy has weakened with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as of 2 p.m., but it is still expected to be a massive and powerful system for the next several days that could strike the Delmarva peninsula at hurricane strength and cause hundreds of thousands of power outages in Maryland.