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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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  • Study: Trees falling in B'more, most US cities

    Study: Trees falling in B'more, most US cities
    Trees are losing ground to pavement in many U.S. cities, Baltimore included, according to a new federal study. Tree cover in urban areas is declining at a rate of about 4 million trees per year, according to a U.S. Forest Service study published recently...
  • Like/Dislike: Megan Walburn, WJZ executive producer

    Like/Dislike: Megan Walburn, WJZ executive producer
    The summer before Megan Walburn's senior year at Washington College she met someone at a cookout who worked at WJZ. Soon there was a writing test. Then a gig freelancing. She has stayed at WJZ (our media partner) for the last five years producing, and...
  • More sewage spills into lower Patapsco River

    Baltimore County utility crews dealt with yet another sewage spill at the Patapsco Sewage Pumping Station in Baltimore Highlands. About 525,000 gallons of sewage spilled from a 54-inch concrete pipe Saturday into the lower Patapsco River. The county...
  • Category 2 Irene expected over southeastern Bahamas Tuesday

    Category 2 Irene expected over southeastern Bahamas Tuesday
    Hurricane Irene has intensified to a strong Category 2 system, as it continues on a path toward the Bahamas. At 8 a.m. Tuesday, the storm was in the Atlantic about 70 miles south-southeast of Grand Turk Island, moving west-northwest at 10 mph with...
  • Mostly sunny, good chance of storms

    Mostly sunny, good chance of storms
    Expect another typical South Florida day with lots of sun and heat and a good chance of storms. Tuesday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, highs in the low 90s with feels-like temperatures of more than 100 degrees. Lows in the upper 70s. There is a...
  • Hurricane Irene nearing Category 3 strength; path remains clear of state

    Hurricane Irene nearing Category 3 strength; path remains clear of state
    Hurricane Irene strengthened overnight into a strong Category 2 storm, just shy of reaching major hurricane status, according to the National Hurricane Center. At 5 a.m. Wednesday, Irene was packing maximum sustained winds of 110 mph, making it a...
  • Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene

    Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene
    If you had Caribbean dreams in your travel plans for this week, they’re fading rapidly into reality with the arrival of Hurricane Irene, a powerful storm that has targeted Puerto RIco, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and potentially the entire...
  • 5 ways to protect your eyes before and after a hurricane

    5 ways to protect your eyes before and after a hurricane
    Avoiding serious injuries should be paramount when faced with a hurricane or major storm – and protecting your eyes (and sight) should be on top of your list. That sounds like common sense but it can be a safety tip that is easy to forget when in...
  • Calm before the storm

    Calm before the storm
    Expect a fairly nice day, although it should be summertime hot. Wednesday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the low 90s, lows in the upper 70s and a 20 percent chance of rain. Thursday's forecast calls for a 50 percent chance of rain...
  • Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches

    Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches
    A day after the largest East Coast earthquake in more than 60 years, Marylanders continued to deal with the fallout, as officials assessed the effects on buildings and infrastructure, transit riders saw delays and some federal workers and public school...
  • Hurricane Irene pounding the Bahamas; Florida threat continues to ease

    Hurricane Irene pounding the Bahamas; Florida threat continues to ease
    After bulking up overnight, Hurricane Irene began pounding the southern Bahamas on Wednesday morning with sustained winds of 115 mph and torrential rains. Now at Category 3 strength, the system is expected to continue intensifying and plow over or near...