Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

Tropical cyclones have brought Maryland's heaviest rain on record

Tropical cyclones have brought Maryland's heaviest rain on record

Most of Baltimore’s wettest months on record are linked to tropical cyclones.

More than 18 inches fell in August 1955, the month hurricanes Connie and Diane hit back-to-back.

Baltimore got nearly 14 inches of rain in August 1933, the month of the Chesapeake-Potomac Hurricane, which cut the inlet dividing Ocean City from Assateague Island.

And two feet of rain fell across August and September 2011, a period that included Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.

While National Weather Service forecasters said Wednesday that Hurricane Irma

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