When Superstorm Sandy visited Howard County Monday and Tuesday, it left several thousands without power, flooded roads and caused a sewage spill into the Patapsco River. Below is our complete coverage of the storm and its impact on the county.
October 30, 2012
11:18 AM EDT, October 30, 2012
When some business owners use sandbags to protect their property during storms, Bean Hollow owner Gretchen Shuey uses bags of ground coffee.
8:56 AM EDT, October 31, 2012
As of 5 a.m. Wednesday morning, the only Howard County school without power is Bollman Bridge Elementary School in Jessup, according to school officials.
4:33 PM EDT, October 30, 2012
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman said there is minimal health concern now that power has been restored to the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant in Savage, which was without power for over 12 hours because of Hurricane Sandy.
9:16 AM EDT, October 31, 2012
While many businesses and homes remained without power and schools and county offices were closed, Columbia gradually was returning to normal Wednesday, recovering from the havoc created by Superstorm Sandy.
3:52 PM EDT, October 29, 2012
12:14 PM EDT, October 29, 2012
12:57 PM EDT, October 29, 2012
1:04 PM EDT, October 29, 2012
Heavy rain and winds from Hurricane Sandy have prompted the following closings in Howard County:
4:22 PM EDT, October 30, 2012
Howard County Government is reporting the following roads are closed due to the effects of superstorm Sandy as of 4:21 p.m. Tuesday:
8:52 PM EDT, October 29, 2012
In response to rising water from Superstorm Sandy, suggested evacuations were beginning Monday night on Main Street Ellicott City, a spokeswoman for the Howard County government said.
6:24 PM EDT, October 30, 2012
Baltimore Gas and Electric has more than 119,000 customers in Howard County. Power outages due to Hurricane Sandy as of 2:30 p.m. Wednesday:
9:53 PM EDT, October 29, 2012
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman declared a state of emergency Monday as Hurricane Sandy unleashed heavy rain and high winds on Howard County.
7:06 PM EDT, October 28, 2012
The Howard County Board of Education has closed school for Monday as Hurricane Sandy creeps closer to reaching land on the East Coast.
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.
October 29, 2012
The projected path of Hurricane Sandy's eye through the week as of Monday.