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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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  • Hurricane Irene marches closer

     
    Hurricane Irene is continuing its march toward the East Coast. The Category 3 storm strengthened Wednesday, and its top sustained winds are near 115 miles per hour, and even more power is expected today and tonight, the National Weather Service......
  • Irene's impact looking worse

     
    Hurricane Irene continues to strengthen, and forecast storm tracks are trending closer to the mid-Atlantic beaches. All signs for this storm appear to be looking worse Thursday afternoon, instead of better.Add to that the saturating rains we've been...
  • 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...
  • Watch Irene from space in NOAA animation

     
    Here's what Hurricane Irene looked like from NOAA's GOES satellite, up until Saturday's landfall. For an updated version, click here. ......
  • Hurricane Irene rain and wind maps for Maryland

     
    Here are the wind and rain maps for Hurricane Irene, just released by the National Weather Service regional forecast office in Sterling, Va. Click to enlarge. ......
  • Chickens died in Delaware, not Maryland

     
    The Maryland Department of Agriculture said it was mistaken Tuesday when Secretary Earl "Buddy" Hance reported, in his preliminary assessment of crop damage due to Hurricane Irene, that 30,000 Maryland chickens had perished. It turns out the deaths...