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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • Red Cross offers flooding tips as Isaac's remnants soak the region

    Red Cross offers flooding tips as Isaac's remnants soak the region
    The remnants of Isaac are still causing heavy rainfall in our area and flash flood warnings have been issued. The Red Crossoffers the following flood safety tips: • - People should listen to weather reports for updates and stay alert for extended...
  • BGE officials voice support for some burying of power lines

    BGE officials voice support for some burying of power lines
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. officials told state energy regulators Thursday that major changes to the electricity grid, including burying some power lines and more aggressively trimming trees, are needed to prevent long-term outages like the one that...
  • The light goes on at BGE

    The light goes on at BGE
    After two massive, widespread, multi-day power outages in less than a year and thousands of complaints from angry customers left in the dark, literally and figuratively, it can now safely be said that Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. gets it. Company...
  • Allentown – South Albert Street Bridge over Trout Creek closed indefinitely due to structural deficiencies caused by Hurricane Irene

    The city of Allentown has announced that the South Albert Street Bridge over Trout Creek is closed indefinitely due to the development of structural deficiencies caused by Hurricane Irene. The bridge and approach roadways will be posted noting the bridge...
  • South Carolina's Folly Beach offers low-pressure, Lowcountry fun

    South Carolina's Folly Beach offers low-pressure, Lowcountry fun
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston may have a reputation for expensive (and often starched) elegance, but there are options for vacationers who want to kick back at a low-pressure Lowcountry beach. Welcome to Folly Beach. —In a nutshell...
  • Slightly weaker Hurricane Irene aims for North Carolina; TD 10 forms in Atlantic

    Slightly weaker Hurricane Irene aims for North Carolina; TD 10 forms in Atlantic
    Hurricane Irene is moving north-northeast across eastern North Carolina at 13 mph with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. At 2 p.m., Irene was about 45 miles west-northwest of Cape Hatteras, N.C., and about 96 miles south of Norfolk, Va. Because of...
  • Carnival Pride will arrive back in Baltimore early Saturday

    Carnival Pride will arrive back in Baltimore early Saturday
    The Carnival Pride cruise ship will arrive back at the Port of Baltimore on Saturday, a day earlier than scheduled, in an effort to avoid Hurricane Irene. Passengers will begin debarkation from the ship at 7 a.m. Afterwards, the cruise ship will be...
  • Large and powerful Irene heads for Outer Banks, Maryland resorts

    Large and powerful Irene heads for Outer Banks, Maryland resorts
    Hurricane Irene, already a 120-mph powerhouse with tropical storm winds 230 miles from its center, was turning toward North Carolina's Outer Banks late Wednesday en route to a very wet and potentially dangerous weekend encounter with Maryland's Eastern...
  • Ocean City enacts Irene emergency plan; asks visitors to postpone beach trips

    Ocean City enacts Irene emergency plan; asks visitors to postpone beach trips
    Visitors who were hoping for a last beach hurrah this weekend can thank Hurricane Irene for putting a fork in their plans. The Town of Ocean City today enacted Phase I of its emergency plan as the storm continues on a path toward the mid-Atlantic that...
  • Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene

    Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene
    As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon. Worcester County also...
  • Silopanna Music Festival canceled because of Hurricane Irene

    Silopanna Music Festival canceled because of Hurricane Irene
    The inaugural Silopanna Music Festival, which was scheduled to take place in Crownsville Saturday, has been cancelled because of Hurricane Irene, promoters Rams Head Group said in a statement this morning. Organizers and performers were concerned about...