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.
In Carroll County’s history, there have been a number of snow and winter events that have tested the community. On Feb. 15-18, 2003, 28.2 inches fell on Westminster in what has become to be known as “the President’s Day Snowstorm.” This was one of the worst snowstorms in Westminster’s history.
National Weather Service observer Bobby Miller recorded 79.65 inches of rain for 2018. Miller’s previous record was 63.48 inches in 2011. Though the unrelenting precipitation has yet to produce much snow, it very well still could, said Keith Krichinsky, director of Foot's Forecast.
The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season is over, and though it was slightly more active than usual. There were four storms active at one time (Florence, Helene, Isaac and Joyce) for the first time since 2008. You can see them at about the 5 ½ minute mark in a time lapse video NOAA posted on YouTube.
After almost 2 inches of rain fell on the region over the weekend, 2018 moved up in the record books to rank as Baltimore's fifth-wettest year on record. There has been more than 57 inches of rain so far this year at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
The next time you hear someone complaining about unnecessary environmental regulations, point them to North Carolina and the environmental disaster millions of citizens there face. As a result of lax state environmental regulations and new EPA rules favoring polluters, the health of a million Nort
Baltimore is on pace to set a record for its wettest year ever. All the rain has residents weary, after so many canceled events and even two deaths. "I am just done with this rain," Columbia resident Ian Kennedy said.
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.
Tuesday marked the 15th anniversary of one of the most destructive tropical storms to ever hit Harford County, when Hurricane Isabel brought high winds and a tidal surge that destroyed the Havre de Grace Promenade and stranded many residents living in the county’s low lying areas.
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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.
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.