Church of the Brethren Disasters Ministries, based in New Windsor, coordinates disaster relief project all the country, and even the world. Recent projects have included helping home owners in North and South Carolina rebuild after flooding related to Hurricane Matthew, according to Jeff McKee.
This summer's heavy rains have caused multiple overflows from the city's aging, decrepit sewer system, dumping more than than 135 million gallons of sewage-tainted stormwater into the city's waterways, much of it into the Jones Falls.
The No. 1 St. Frances football team "can't catch a break" as flooding in North Carolina from Hurricane Florence cancels their bus trip to play Lee High School in Jacksonville, Fla. The Panthers have yet to complete a game this fall.
Days after Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina, drone footage shows much of Lumberton submerged in rust-colored water. It’s a particularly horrifying sight to many in Baltimore’s Lumbee Indian community.
The state of North Carolina, now suffering from severe flooding after Hurricane Florence, is the face of climate change denial among many state and federal politicians. The citizens of North Carolina are now paying a significant price for their elected officials' incompetence.
The University of Maryland warned students and staff on the College Park campus: A Tornado Warning has been issued for the UMD campus ... Seek shelter immediately, avoid windows." But there was no indication of a tornado, according to the National Weather Service.
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Westminster's Tevis Energy sent resources and workers to Virginia and the Carolinas to fuel trucks and generators as Hurricane Florence took aim. It’s a paid gig, but that doesn’t take away from the support they’re providing and risk workers are shouldering as the storm prepares to wreak havoc.
A Maryland National Guard helicopter rescue team has been sent to North Carolina as Hurricane Florence pounds the state's southern coast. The state is also opening two shelters, in Prince George's and Queen Anne's counties, for storm evacuees.
Hurricane Florence is forecast to hit the Southeast coast as a major storm later this week. What could it bring to Maryland? Strong winds, heavy rain and flooding and/or storm surge, depending on its track.
While it appears more and more likely Harford County won’t be getting a visit from Hurricane Florence, or at least not one likely to cause major destruction, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be well prepared for any potential severe weather event.
As Hurricane Florence clobbers the Carolinas, it’s forecast to bring rain and some flooding risks to Maryland on Friday and Saturday. But Gov. Larry Hogan said he wouldn’t cancel a statewide emergency declaration as the threat of Florence’s remnants looms.
Gov. Larry Hogan kept Maryland under a state of emergency Thursday even as the full force of Hurricane Florence approached landfall on the coast of the Carolinas. The governor maintained his declaration even as the storm appeared to be following a more southerly track than some projections.
Conowingo Dam has opened 13 floodgates as Exelon officials deal with high water in Susquehanna River from recent rains; state and county leaders monitor potential for flooding nearby on Route 222 in Cecil County, but the high water isn't related to Hurricane Florence.
Hurricane Florence is forecast to batter the Carolina coasts Friday and Saturday and dump feet of rain, while Maryland looks to be spared of the catastrophic flooding that appeared possible in recent days.
Even though Hurricane Florence is projected to pummel the Carolina coast with its heaviest winds, southern Maryland is still at risk for heavy rains. And even a little bit of rainfall could bring flooding to Carroll County again this weekend.
As Hurricane Florence churns toward the East Coast, Maryland watermen on the Chesapeake Bay are preparing for yet another challenge from Mother Nature this year. Many are pulling crab pots from the water or moving them to deeper water in case of the storm.
Prepare for the worst, hope for the best. As Hurricane Florence increases in intensity and bears down on the East Coast, expected to make landfall Thursday evening or Friday morning near the Carolinas, its effects will be felt on Maryland and Carroll County.
As inevitable as a Hurricane Florence landfall in the Carolinas appears, the storm's meandering path beyond that — and the foot or two of rain it could dump — remained uncertain as preparations and evacuations continued Tuesday.
Hurricane Florence is threatening to strike the East Coast as a Category 5 hurricane, prompting calls for evacuation in the Carolinas and an emergency declaration in Maryland ahead of potentially "historic" flooding.
Steady rain in the last couple of weeks has turned ground throughout the Baltimore region into a sloppy, wet mess. More bad weather — particularly with high winds from the potential Hurricane Florence — could topple trees and ruin crops.
After a near-record rainy summer flooded out events and washed out dams, a wet September, darkened by the potential cloud shadows of hurricane Florence, may muddy the outlook for high profile festivals.
The updates will come like a drumbeat every three hours this week. Where is Hurricane Florence, where is it going, and how strong will it be? The National Hurricane Center processes countless data points and dozens of supercomputer forecast models to answer those questions.
Tropical cyclone Florence has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but is expected to strengthen again before possibly brushing or striking the East Coast. The threat of "direct impacts associated with Florence along the U.S. East Coast next week has increased," the National Weather Service says.