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Ahead of Hurricane Florence, Baltimore County officials make preparations, urge precautions

Ahead of Hurricane Florence, Baltimore County officials make preparations, urge precautions

Forecasters are saying that Maryland will likely dodge the extreme conditions Hurricane Florence is expected to bring to the Carolinas, but officials announced Thursday that Baltimore County has placed emergency personnel on “high alert” should there be flooding and outages, and at the same time urged residents to make preparations.

“This is an excellent opportunity for all of us to remind individuals that these storms can come up quickly, and we need to be prepared,” Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler said during a press conference held at Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Department on Thursday morning, led by eight county officials including local Councilwoman Cathy Bevins and a...

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