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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | April 26, 2010
More than 10,500 customers lost electricity and roads were closed due to high water Sunday evening as two thunderstorms swept through the region. Baltimore City police reported shortly after 9 p.m. that parts of I-83 were flooded. The ramp from I-83 southbound onto West Northern Parkway was flooded. Northern Parkway to Coldspring Lane was closed. In Baltimore County, scattered outages left intersections dark. Police precinct 3, the Franklin precinct, may have been struck by lightning that caused a power outage, police said.
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Tim Wheeler | October 8, 2014
With minor flooding forecast Wednesday morning for Baltimore and elsewhere along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, there's a new warning that rising seas are likely to encroach more often and reach farther inland in coming decades. The National Weather Service issued a coastal flooding advisory Tuesday night for Anne Arundel, Calvert and Harford counties and southern Baltimore. Onshore winds combined with higher than normal tides were expected to cause "minor shoreline inundation" in low-lying areas.
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By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | May 1, 2014
Businesses along the Jones Falls in the Woodberry neighborhood are used to the Jones Falls surging onto roads and parking lots after rainstorms, but Wednesday's flooding wasn't normal. At Nepenthe Homebrew in Meadow Mill, owners watched the floodwaters seep into their business, rising from a depth of a few inches to several feet, said Brian Arnold, who owns Nepenthe with his fiancee, Jill Antos. Outside, the water had surged as much as 3 feet higher than flood markers under the Jones Falls Expressway, he said.
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By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | October 6, 2014
Another chilly fall morning is forecast Monday, albeit not as cold as Sunday's, and a rebound in temperatures is forecast throughout the day. Temperatures dropped into the 30s for a second consecutive morning Monday, with a low of 39 degrees at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. After Sunday morning's low of 36 degrees at the airport, it is the first instance of back-to-back lows in the 30s since April 24-25. Temperatures are forecast in the 60s for most of the day, expected to hit the lower to mid-70s by the afternoon.
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December 27, 2009
WASHINGTON - Officials at Reagan National Airport have evacuated part of a gate area and closed off one terminal's baggage area after a problem with a pipe caused flooding. A spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Tara Hamilton, said Saturday that flooding was ankle deep in the terminal C baggage claim area. That baggage claim was closed as were about a dozen gates in terminal C, Hamilton said. The airport has three terminals. Hamilton said it was unclear how many flights were affected, but they were primarily US Airways flights.
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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | November 29, 2010
Grove Park Elementary/Middle school in Northwest Baltimore will be closed Monday, according to the city schools website. The school's boiler room was flooded and there was a power outage in the main building, according to Baltimore City Schools. Staff are still expected to report to the school, which is in the 5500 block of Kennison Ave.
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By Brent Jones, Baltimore Sun reporter | April 26, 2010
Flooding from Sunday night's storm has closed several lanes on Interstate 83, stalling the southbound morning commute at Northern Parkway to the downtown exits. Only one lane remains open after standing water from heavy rains forced the closures about 9 p.m. The ramp from I-83 southbound onto West Northern Parkway remains closed. Transportation officials say no other Baltimore roadways are closed due to flooding at this time. But utility work has also closed down lanes on Lombard Street near Light Street, transportation officials said.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | June 7, 2013
Harford County emergency officials are warning residents to watch out for potential flooding and dangerous driving conditions because of the heavy rains falling Friday from the remnants of Tropical Storm Andrea. A robocall was sent to court residents shortly after 11 a.m. Friday telling them to be wary of standing water in roadways and not to drive through it, but to turn around and go back instead. The county has been placed under a flash flood watch by the National Weather Service until 10 p.m. Friday, county Emergency Operations Manager Rick Ayers said in the call.
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By Andrea F. Siegel and Baltimore Sun reporter | April 25, 2010
More than 10,500 customers lost electricity and roads were closed due to high water Sunday evening as two thunderstorms swept through the region. Baltimore City police reported shortly after 9 p.m. that parts of I-83 were flooded. The ramp from I-83 southbound onto West Northern Parkway was flooded. Northern Parkway to Coldspring Lane was closed. In Baltimore County, scattered outages left intersections dark. Police precinct 3, the Franklin precinct, may have been struck by lightning that caused a power outage, police said.
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By Andrea F. Siegel | February 8, 2010
Fears of widespread coastal flooding from a combination of high tides and the snowstorm's high winds did not materialize, though Ocean City officials are expected to examine the town's beaches today. Concerns about flooding along the state's coastline were raised Saturday, as officials worried that high winds from the east would push the already high tide ashore, leading to floods and significant erosion. In Ocean City, where beach and dune replenishment has been taking place, engineers are expected to check the shoreline for erosion.
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By Carrie Wells and The Baltimore Sun | October 4, 2014
Some areas in the Baltimore region flooded overnight after a rainstorm, with tides expected to remain two and a half feet above normal throughout Saturday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service issued a coastal flood warning on Saturday through 4 p.m. for Anne Arundel and southern Baltimore counties. A coastal flood warning is also in effect through 2 p.m. for areas along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. The warning means flooding is occurring or is expected to occur.
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By Natalie Sherman and The Baltimore Sun | October 2, 2014
The city expects a flood of applications when it opens the wait list for Section 8 housing vouchers this month for the first time in more than a decade. Housing advocates say 50,000 families or more might sign up for a lottery to fill 25,000 places on the Housing Authority's wait list for the tenant-based housing choice vouchers. The coveted federal subsidies help families pay the portion of their rent that exceeds 30 percent of their income. The vouchers can be used to rent any residence, subject to a cap. In Baltimore, that is roughly $900 for a one-bedroom apartment.
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By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | September 24, 2014
A flood watch is in effect across much of the Baltimore region starting at 6 p.m., with two inches of rain possible overnight into Thursday morning. The National Weather Service issued the watch through late Wednesday night, cautioning that heavy rain could cause flooding in low-lying and urban areas. It is in effect for Baltimore City and Baltimore, Howard, Anne Arundel and Harford counties. An inch or two of rain is forecast, with higher amounts possible in some areas, depending on where the bands of heaviest precipitation set up. A high pressure system is moving off of northern New England as a low pressure system moves in from the Atlantic and up the coast.
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Tim Wheeler | September 15, 2014
Baltimore and Annapolis are likely to suffer serious coastal flooding again before this century is over, and people and property in Ocean City and on the lower Eastern Shore face even greater risks as climate change accelerates sea level rise along Maryland's extensive shoreline, warns a new report. Drawing on new government data and projections, Climate Centra l, a nonprofit research and information group, calculates that 41,000 homes with 55,000 residents in the state are in danger under mid-range sea-level rise projections if storm-driven flooding surges five feet above the high tide line - which it did in the Baltimore area and elsewhere during Tropical Storm Isabel in 2003.
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By Liz Bowie, The Baltimore Sun | September 9, 2014
North Carroll Middle School was flooded with phone calls Tuesday after an erroneous news report that a student had shot and killed herself inside the Hampstead school. A 13-year-old girl at North Carroll Middle had committed suicide off school grounds, and school officials said teachers and counselors were talking to students about the loss of a fellow student during morning classes. Dana Falls, director of student services for Carroll County Public Schools, said that shortly after noon, the school received a flood of calls from parents worried about the reports of violence.
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By Mark Puente, The Baltimore Sun | August 30, 2014
Usually awash with Orioles and Ravens fans, South Paca Street became a sea of scarlet and gray Saturday afternoon. Hundreds of Ohio State University fans filled Pickles Pub, Sliders Bar & Grille and The Bullpen to celebrate after the fifth-ranked Buckeyes beat the Navy Midshipmen at M&T Bank Stadium. Many of the 57,579 fans who left the stadium about 3:30 p.m. headed to bars as others tossed footballs and drank cold drinks in the parking lots. Hundreds of others streamed toward the newly opened Horseshoe Casino Baltimore.
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By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | May 7, 2013
Tuesday is already Baltimore's rainiest day since at least April 19, and with heavier showers possibly to come, forecasters cautioned of possible localized flooding in the evening hours. More than half an inch of rain had fallen at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport from 9 a.m. through 2 p.m. Another half an inch is possible in the afternoon and evening hours, according to the National Weather Service. Showers are expected to continue into the early hours of Wednesday morning for Central Maryland, according to the weather service.
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By Danae King, The Baltimore Sun | August 17, 2014
The Snyder family considers itself pretty good at "whipping restaurants back into shape. " They've done it several times in recent years when flooding caused temporary closures of the family's Snyder's Willow Grove restaurant, and they're planning to do it when they reopen late next month. But when Snyder's Willow Grove opens this time, it won't be at the familiar Hammonds Ferry Road location in Linthicum Heights but at a new one about a mile and a half away. "The family doesn't want to give up the restaurant business," said manager Kim Snyder, daughter of owner Vernon Snyder.
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By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | August 12, 2014
Heavy rain led to flash flooding that closed roads and required widespread swift-water rescues from trapped vehicles Tuesday. A flash flood warning was in effect across parts of the Baltimore region through 6:45 p.m. At Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, 2.7 inches of rain fell in just one hour, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. More than 6 inches of rain fell as of 4 p.m., surpassing a record for Tuesday's date, 4.91 inches on...
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