Tropical Storm Karen (2013)

Stalled storm floods roadways, prompts rescues

Stalled storm floods roadways, prompts rescues

The deluge intensified Friday, with more than 3 inches of rain on top of the pools that formed across Maryland on Thursday, flooding roadways, clogging drains and requiring rescues from trapped vehicles.

The wet weather is forecast to stretch into the weekend, with rain and drizzle expected Saturday and possibly into Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

It is sure to end up being Baltimore's wettest stretch since the remnants of Hurricane Sandy hit last October and could end up challenging that storm's rainfall totals in the record books. It more than erases a rainfall deficit that built over the summer and early fall.

As of 5 p.m. Friday, 5.59...