The long-term benefits of building a stronger coast will far outweigh initial costs when it comes to protecting communities, sustaining wildlife and lessening the financial impact of damages resulting from future intense storms.
The myna birds on the radio and teevee today kept using phrases to the effect of THE WAY IT'S TRACKING NOW IT'S GOING RIGHT UP THE CHESAPEAKE BAY, because that's exciting, to think about how Hurricane Joaquin could shoot right into the Bay and create a storm surge and stuff and destroy and flood everything, right? And you can say whatever you want about "Tracking," right? It's all Theoretical. It could happen! There are all these Computer Models, and you can see all these different paths the
The captain of the 790-foot El Faro planned to bypass Hurricane Joaquin, but some kind of mechanical failure left the U.S. container ship with 33 people aboard, including a Baltimore man, helplessly — and tragically — adrift in the path of the powerful storm, the vessel's owners say.
The Maryland Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service have reported that the forecasted track of Hurricane Joaquin has shifted since Thursday, which should significantly reduce expected rainfall totals.
Gov. Larry Hogan canceled a state of emergency for parts of Maryland on Friday as Hurricane Joaquin's threat to the United States appeared to wane, but officials nonetheless urged residents to be prepared for possible flooding.
With a rainy, windy day forecasted for Saturday because of Hurricane Joaquin, Maryland and Michigan could be forced to take the ball out of their quarterbacks' hands and place it firmly in the bellies of their running backs.
Less than a day after declaring a state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Joaquin, Gov. Larry Hogan canceled the order for parts of the state as forecasts suggest the storm won't affect the East Coast after all.
The rain from Hurricane Joaquin that¿s expected for Maryland¿s game against Michigan on Saturday is nothing new for coach Randy Edsall and the Terps. They¿ve already experienced a weather delay in a loss to Bowling Green on Sept. 12. Quarterback Caleb Rowe led Maryland to a rain-soaked win over Virginia two years ago. Even Edsall¿s Terps debut more four years ago against Miami was a dreary affair. Byrd Stadium didn¿t even have turf then, either.
It's been a rain-soaked week in Carroll County, with some areas experiencing flooding Tuesday and Wednesday and more rain expected Friday and Saturday — and all that was before a Hurricane came knocking: Even as the path of category four strength cyclone Joaquin remains uncertain, state and local officials are preparing for the worst out of an abundance of caution.
Tuesday night's rainstorm left Harford County soggy with up to 6 inches falling in some parts of the county but few reports of significant damage in what could be just the first round of a much more significant weather event over the next five days.
Baltimore County government and public school officials said Friday they are monitoring Hurricane Joaquin but holding off on taking major emergency preparedness steps until they see which way the storm is headed.
There is one model that stands out from the rest in predicting Hurricane Joaquin will never turn toward U.S. coastline -- and it's the same one that for days called Superstorm Sandy's drive into the New Jersey shore.
With early forecasts suggesting Hurricane Joaquin will come charging up the Chesapeake Bay by Monday, officials are clearing storm drains, repeatedly consulting meteorologists and issuing calls to prepare for the worst of what is still a wide range of scenarios.