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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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Top Tropical Storm Lee (2011) Articles

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  • Since Agnes, Howard County has improved plans for flooding

    Flooding, according to Howard County's 2004 Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan, "is the most common natural disaster to impact Howard County." Flooding is well-documented in the county — moreso than earthquakes or tornadoes, for example — and...
  • Chesapeake Bay 'dead zone' smaller this year

    Chesapeake Bay 'dead zone' smaller this year
    After a spate of bad news about the Chesapeake Bay's health, here's an uptick: the "dead zone" that forms every spring is smaller than average so far this year. Water sampling done in early June by the Department of Natural Resources found dissolved...
  • Bay's 'dead zone' smaller this year so far

    The "dead zone" that forms every spring in the Chesapeake Bay is smaller than average so far this year, state officials report. Water sampling done in early June by the Department of Natural Resources found dissolved oxygen levels too low to be...
  • Most power has been restored in Harford

    Harford County appears to have escaped the worst from the violent thunderstorms that swept across the Baltimore region late Friday and early Saturday, downing trees and utility lines and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without power....
  • Extreme energy, extreme weather

    Extreme energy, extreme weather
    There were no tornado warnings last Friday night, when I muted the Nationals game around 11 p.m. I listened intently through my living-room window. A train, I thought. Definitely a train. I should have known better. The warnings have been building for...
  • Perryville fire company requests to connect to town's water supply; town commissioners reject lease deal with cell tower owner

    The Community Fire Company of Perryville has requested to connect a station to the town's water supply. The request, which was brought up during the town's mayor and commissioners work session Tuesday evening, was for Station 16 near the I-95/Route 222...
  • Harford, Cecil seek federal aid after recent storms

    Havre de Grace is likely on the hook for more than $12,000 spent on cleanup from Tropical Storm Lee that caused significant flooding along the Susquehanna earlier this month, while Port Deposit and Perryville remain hopeful for federal aid in the wake...
  • State, localities prepared for first storm of year

    State, localities prepared for first storm of year
    The Baltimore Sun As state and local highway crews braced for the first storm of the new year, they took comfort in the fact that their budgets have plenty of money to handle it — and more. Mild weather has kept the region's plows idle, salt sheds...
  • Proposed rules threaten fabric of river life in Port Deposit

    Proposed rules threaten fabric of river life in Port Deposit
    Pushing waterlogged belongings out the front door of her duplex, Suzy Cunningham trod over a buckle in the floorboards. "Our porch went all to hell," she lamented as she cleaned up last month after Tropical Storm Lee. "Their ain't a floor in Port Deposit...
  • September: Dam floodgates open, BRAC closes, Wegmans makes a splash

    September: Dam floodgates open, BRAC closes, Wegmans makes a splash
    The military's six-year-long BRAC process officially ended, with a formal celebration and plenty of self-congratulation. BRAC added six organizations to Aberdeen Proving Ground, 6,500 net jobs, 2.8 million square feet of new and renovated space on post....
  • The Record's top 10 stories of 2011

    <i>The Record's</i> top 10 stories of 2011
    The year that ends at midnight Saturday with the annual Duck Drop and fireworks at Havre de Grace Middle School was full of the good and the bad. There was the usual – mayoral elections in Aberdeen and Havre de Grace and heavy snowfalls. And the not...
  • Baltimore rain record broken

    Heavy rain across Central Maryland Friday caused flooding, road closures and cancellations for the second time this month, and forecasters say there's more on tap through the weekend and into next week. By 6 p.m., the intermittent, but sometimes...