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Harford gets ready for rain, possible flooding and power outages, later this week in wake of Hurricane Florence

Harford gets ready for rain, possible flooding and power outages, later this week in wake of Hurricane Florence

It may be early, but Harford County is “planning for the worst, hoping for the best,” like everyone else, as the Category 4 Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast with heavy rain and high winds, local officials say.

Harford may be spared, however, as the most recent forecast from the National Weather Service shows the hurricane pushing more to the south, Harford County Executive Barry Glassman said Tuesday afternoon.

“It was the most positive news we’ve had since Sunday, it appears the impacts could be limited,” Glassman said, but added the caveat that weather forecasts are always subject to change.

While forecasters are predicting weather “not as catastrophic” for...

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