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Floods and Flooding

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  • Flood warnings issued as 3 to 5 inches of rainfall forecast across Baltimore region

    The storm system that brought tornadoes to parts of the Southeast United States arrived in Baltimore Tuesday, prompting the National Weather Service to call a flash-flood watch for the region through Wednesday night. The downpour, which had dropped a...
  • Florida deluged by rain, flooding as South again lashed by storms

    Severe weather deluged the Southeast with flooding on Wednesday as days of fierce storms continued to lash the nation, forcing emergency water rescues in Pensacola, Fla., and Gulf Shores, Ala., where more than 20 inches of rain fell in a day's time.  ...
  • Furious Florida rains and flooding likened to Hurricane Ivan

    Sarah Harper of Pensacola, Fla., was driving home with her 4-year-old son Tuesday night when she experienced the scariest moment of her life, with torrents of rain surrounding her. “It was coming down in sheets, and there were insane amounts of...
  • Widespread flooding closes roads, causes landslide in Charles Village

    Widespread flooding closes roads, causes landslide in Charles Village
    A month's worth of rain caused widespread flooding Wednesday, prompting multiple rescues and causing a massive landslide that poured half a dozen cars onto train tracks in Charles Village. More storms were meanwhile possible, with tornado and severe...
  • Traffic: Street flooding, crashes snarl morning commute

    Traffic: Street flooding, crashes snarl morning commute
    On the day after the Baltimore area experienced record levels of rainfall and a street collapse, Thursday morning's commute was snarled with accidents and road closures on major thoroughfares and secondary roads. Many of the incidents occurred in...
  • Deluge causes landslide in Charles Village, floods roadways across state

    Deluge causes landslide in Charles Village, floods roadways across state
    A nearly 120-year-old retaining wall that has troubled Charles Village residents for decades collapsed Wednesday amid a month's worth of rain, dumping street lights, sidewalks and half a dozen cars onto the CSX rail tracks below. No injuries were...
  • Business owners, residents mopping up after rains flood North Baltimore

    Business owners, residents mopping up after rains flood North Baltimore
    B.G. Purcell, owner of caramel maker Mouth Party, would like to stay where she is, in the Clipper Mill center of business and art studios. "It's a great space," she said. It didn't look so great on Thursday, however. Mouth Party, which recently...
  • As rains subside, Md. residents confront widespread damage

    As rains subside, Md. residents confront widespread damage
    The Baltimore area's biggest late-April storm system in decades dumped as much as 7 inches of rain in some parts of the region, closing schools and businesses as rainwater overflowed tributaries and sewers, toppled trees and flooded roadways. About 20...
  • Leaser Lake to experience another drawdown, repair

    Leaser Lake in northwestern Lehigh County, which re-opened for trout fishing in the spring of 2013 following the completion of a $3.5 million repair project, will begin to lower its levels this week in order to repair a seep in the impoundment's earthen...
  • Jones Falls flooding devastates Meadow Mill businesses

    Jones Falls flooding devastates Meadow Mill businesses
    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...
  • 'Poems of Warren' tells story of town lost under waters of Loch Raven Reservoir

    Timonium resident and poet Ann Kolakowski says that what she discovered when her grandmother turned 99 has haunted her to this day. Now, nearly 12 years later, she has published a book of poetry about that discovery. "When my brothers and I were...