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Sandy closes dozens of Baltimore County roads

Sandy closes dozens of Baltimore County roads

Baltimore County's Emergency Management Operation is reporting that as of Tuesday morning, low-lying coastal areas of Baltimore County's east side are experiencing flooding as a result of tidal surge and the 8 a.m. high tide, all remnants of Hurricane Sandy.

In addition, officials were reporting a number of roads that are affected by storm damage; and the county announced that Dumpsters would be available at fire stations for residents to dispose of branches and other debris.

Officials said flooding in these east side communities reflects a 1- to 3-foot surge — a level that officials had predicted. The affected areas are mostly waterfront homes and roads closest to the...