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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • More than 11" of rain in Southern Maryland

     
    The first numbers are starting to come in for Hurricane Irene's impact on Maryland, and Southern Maryland seems to have been hit hardest on rainfall. BWI-Marshall Airport is reporting 4.6 inches of rain at 7 a.m. The heaviest rates were......
  • Tropical storm winds felt in N.C.

     
    The National Weather Service says tropical-storm-force winds are now being felt on the beaches of North Carolina as Hurricane Irene approaches Saturday's landfall. Observers at Folly Island, N.C. have clocked a wind gust to 55 mph. Top sustained winds...
  • Irene weakens a bit, still on course

     
    The National Hurricane Center at 11 a.m. reported that Hurricane Irene has weakened a bit, with top sustained winds slipping from 110 to 105 mph. But thew storm is expected to move across or just offshore from North carolina's barrier......
  • Baltimore now under Tropical Storm Warning

     
    Hurricane Irene, packing 110 mph winds, heavy rain and a 4 to 8-foot storm surge, continues to bear down on eastern North Carolina, southeastern Virginia and Maryland this morning. Hurricane Warnings now stretch from North Carolina to New Jersey,...
  • Flood Warning issued for Lower Shore counties

     
    Flood Warnings have been posted for the Lower Eastern Shore counties of Maryland, including Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset and Dorchester. The northern section of Accomack County on Virginia's Eastern Shore, is also included.The warning means that flooding...
  • City hurricane robocalls run all night

     
    Feeling a little groggy this morning? Maybe you can blame it on one of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's Hurricane robocalls.It seems the automated phone calls the city began making to several hundred thousand residents Friday afternoon were supposed to...
  • Irene weakening, but still a threat

     
    The core winds of Hurricane Irene were coming on shore on the eastern portions of North Carolina at daybreak Saturday. Top sustained winds have fallen to 90 mph, but Irene remains a dangerous storm, and is forecast to remain a......
  • August was fifth-wettest for Baltimore

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Our very soggy August is finally over. Rainfall at BWI-Marshall Airport totaled 10.38 inches. That’s more than 7 inches above (and three times) the 30-year average of 3.29 inches. A big slice of the rain came from......
  • Irene killed 30,000 Maryland chickens

     
    Maryland Agriculture Secretary Earl "Buddy" Hance has released a preliminary accounting of agricultural losses from Hurricane Irene. The casualties include 30,000 chickens. Here's Hance:"High winds and excessive rain caused loss of power, flooding, and...
  • Irene may spoil your weekend

     
    What is it about these storms that begin with the letter "I"? Remember Isabel in 2003? Well, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center say Hurricane Irene appears to be headed our way this weekend. They stress that track forecasts this......
  • Irene forecast track edges eastward

     
    There are plenty of uncertainties still, but hurricane forecasters have nudged their forecast track for Hurricane Irene just a bit more to the east. If that holds up, it could mean this will be more of a coastal storm for......