Heavy rain storms are expected across most of Central Maryland, including Carroll County, beginning last night and potentially lasting through Saturday. While it will defintely put a damper on some weekend plans, of greater concern is the risk of flash flooding, particularly today when as much as 6 inches of rain is possible.
Georgia O'D. Baker, a noted costume designer whose work graced theater productions at Towson University for more than 40 years, died Saturday from heart failure at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 83.
Hermine weakened to a tropical storm, but continues to move up the Atlantic coast Friday, and is expected to bring rain to Central Maryland Saturday evening through Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.
In the clouds and on the ground, Saturday, July 30, began unremarkably for a summer day in the Mid-Atlantic. And then the clouds unleashed a flood on Ellicott City, killing two and devastating an entire community.
People took advantage of the invitation to come in out of the heat at the Bel Air Library on Monday afternoon, while EMS crews in Harford County were busy responding to heat-related calls as the temperature soared to nearly 100.
With temperatures in the high 90s and a heat index as high as 106 degrees, Howard County employees and residents are taking every possible precaution to stay cool Monday in the scorching summer weather.
Baltimore emergency officials scrambled for more than an hour to come up with a way to tell the public that the city's 911 system was out of service Tuesday night, internal emails obtained by the Baltimore Sun show.