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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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Top Tropical Storm Lee (2011) Articles

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  • Baltimore rain record broken

    Heavy rain across Central Maryland Friday caused flooding, road closures and cancellations for the second time this month, and forecasters say there's more on tap through the weekend and into next week. By 6 p.m., the intermittent, but sometimes...
  • Senate reaches bipartisan agreement on disaster funds

    Senate reaches bipartisan agreement on disaster funds
    The Senate on Monday night reached a bipartisan agreement intended to end a dispute over disaster relief spending that threatened to cause a partial shutdown of the government at the end of the week. In two votes, the Senate approved short-term...
  • Irene, Lee pump plenty of sewage discharges into York, Piankatank rivers

    There's a reason swimming in local rivers isn't advisable following big storms. Between Aug. 26 and Sept. 10, hundreds of thousands of gallons of sewage and wastewater washed into the York and Piankatank rivers, courtesy of Hurricane Irene and Tropical...
  • Study eyes Chesapeake Bay pollution threat from dams

    Two weeks after Tropical Storm Lee flushed millions of tons of mud into the Chesapeake Bay, state and federal officials announced Tuesday they are launching a study of how to protect the estuary from sediment and other pollutants building up behind dams...
  • Bay sediment plume under study by VIMS

    Bay sediment plume under study by VIMS
    Chesapeake Bay water isn't just salty anymore. It's gritty. An eye-popping sediment plume caused by torrential rains from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee has drifted into Chesapeake Bay and is under study by Virginia Institute of Marine Science...
  • FEMA Provides Temporary Homes for Flood Victims

    FEMA Provides Temporary Homes for Flood Victims
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has trucked in mobile homes to help flood victims recover from Tropical Storm Lee. At FEMA’s temporary Susquehanna Township headquarters in Dauphin County,  25 mobile homes have been hauled in from North...
  • Some Employees Left Jobless and Homeless After Floods

    Some Employees Left Jobless and Homeless After Floods
    Many local businesses are still trying to recover after damage left behind from Tropical Storm Lee. The Historic Union Canal House and Inn in South Hanover Township was hit hard, but it's employees were hit even harder. Some lost both their homes and...
  • Obama authorizes federal funds for Md. disaster relief

    Federal disaster relief funds were allocated Wednesday to Maryland by President Obama, according to a statement from the White House. The money will be put toward state and local efforts to clean up from the damage caused by the heavy rains from Tropical...
  • Deadline Nears to Apply for Disaster Assistance

    Deadline Nears to Apply for Disaster Assistance
    The deadline is nearing for residents and business owners who had damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee to apply for disaster assistance. The registration deadline is November 14, 2011. The deadline to submit a disaster loan application to...
  • Harford closes Madonna Road at Deer Creek

    Madonna Road at Deer Creek in northern Harford County is closed to through traffic for approximately six weeks, the county government announced Friday. The bridge deck and the approach road were damaged during Tropical Storm Lee last month, necessitating...
  • Body of Lebanon Co. Flood Victim Found

    Body of Lebanon Co. Flood Victim Found
    State Police say a hunter found the body of 55 year old Hamdy Mohamed Friday morning.  Mohamed has been missing since September 8th during Tropical Storm Lee.  Police say Mohamed drove his car onto a flooded roadway on SR 72 near Camp Meeting Road in...