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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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Top Tropical Storm Lee (2011) Articles

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  • Council thanks community members for efforts in recent storms

    Havre de Grace's city council members recognized the many people who saw the city through Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee during Monday's council meeting, including some restaurateurs. The city is still struggling with the aftermath of the storms,...
  • Weather helps, hurts Chesapeake Bay grasses

    The protective underwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay have dropped to their lowest levels since 2006, according to the latest report from Maryland and Virginia scientists. The scientists from the Chesapeake Bay Program, a regional partnership, view the...
  • State lawmakers call for deeper look into BGE's storm response

    State lawmakers call for deeper look into BGE's storm response
    State lawmakers are calling for a deeper look into Baltimore Gas & Electric's response to Hurricane Irene, which left hundreds of thousands of customers without electricity — and ratepayers and public officials fuming about the utility's restoration...
  • Obama authorizes federal funds for Md. disaster relief

    Federal disaster relief funds were allocated Wednesday to Maryland by President Obama, according to a statement from the White House. The money will be put toward state and local efforts to clean up from the damage caused by the heavy rains from Tropical...
  • Another day of high water and rising rivers in Maryland

    Another day of high water and rising rivers in Maryland
    After heavy rains from remnants of Tropical Storm Lee washed away bridges and roads, overwhelmed sewage systems and may have contributed to at least one Baltimore-area death, the runoff threatened to overwhelm Maryland towns along the Susquehanna River...
  • Howard appealing exclusion from federal disaster relief list for Tropical Storm Lee

    Howard appealing exclusion from federal disaster relief list for Tropical Storm Lee
    Howard County was hit hard by flooding caused by Tropical Storm Lee at the beginning of September, but do the costs constitute a disaster? That's literally up for debate. County officials are currently in the process of appealing a recent decision by...
  • Howard County Football Power Rankings: Week 2

    Well, that didn’t take long. Any hopes of the power rankings holding up throughout the season have already been dashed. It wasn’t exactly a Buster-Douglas-knocking-out-Mike Tyson-type upset, though. It was then-No. 10 Mt. Hebron shutting out...
  • Harford closes Madonna Road at Deer Creek

    Madonna Road at Deer Creek in northern Harford County is closed to through traffic for approximately six weeks, the county government announced Friday. The bridge deck and the approach road were damaged during Tropical Storm Lee last month, necessitating...
  • State's fishermen will find more places to catch trout than last year

    Something positive resulted from last month's battle with Mother Nature: more places to catch trout this fall. More than 27,000 trout will be stocked throughout the state starting this month. Most of the trout will be either rainbow or golden trout...
  • Flood cresting lower, earlier

    Flood cresting lower, earlier
    Officials in Port Deposit said Saturday that 30 floodgates remained open at the Conowingo Dam as water steadily receded, though the town remained under its mandatory evacuation. "It's looking a lot better than yesterday," said Mike Dixon, Cecil County...
  • Susquehanna crest Saturday may not be as bad as feared, Harford officials say

    Susquehanna crest Saturday may not be as bad as feared, Harford officials say
    Harford and Cecil counties are still preparing for what officials say could be more severe flooding from the Susquehanna River below Conowingo Dam. But, Harford offiicials also got some good news late Friday morning that the worst flooding expected to...
  • With water rising, no wonder they're grasping at straws

    With water rising, no wonder they're grasping at straws
    At a time when governments at every level are desperate to find and save money wherever they can, it shouldn't surprise anyone that county officials might have reached a little in trying to score some federal disaster-relief money, or that the state...