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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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  • Chesapeake Bay gets 'C' health grade

    Chesapeake Bay gets 'C' health grade
    The Chesapeake Bay's health improved last year, University of Maryland scientists reported Wednesday, and the leader of the troubled estuary's annual checkup said he sees signs the cleanup effort is making progress. The bay's overall health earned a 'C'...
  • After the flood, a lesson in community

    After the flood, a lesson in community
    It started two years ago this weekend. I was pregnant with our second baby, and we wanted to be closer to family and away from big-city madness. So, after 13 years in Los Angeles, we packed up a pod, our two-year-old daughter and cat, and moved clear...
  • 2011 storm season was a breeze - except for Irene

    2011 storm season was a breeze - except for Irene
    So many storms, so few hits. That pretty much sums up the 2011 Atlantic storm season. Except one of those hits was Hurricane Irene, which triggered the worst flooding in decades in 10 states along the East Coast, including New York and New Jersey. The...
  • Crises play to Corbett's strength

    Crises play to Corbett's strength
    Gov. Tom Corbett stopped, took a breath, folded his hands and stared hard at the top of the podium in front of him, as if it were going to yield the answer to a question a reporter has just asked him about the sexual abuse scandal that has engulfed Penn...
  • VIMS researchers to study long-term effects of Irene, Lee

    The pounding rains from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee delivered huge sediment plumes into Chesapeake Bay that pose threats to water quality, marine life such as oysters and bay grasses. Researchers from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science...
  • Proposed rules threaten fabric of river life in Port Deposit

    Proposed rules threaten fabric of river life in Port Deposit
    Pushing waterlogged belongings out the front door of her duplex, Suzy Cunningham trod over a buckle in the floorboards. "Our porch went all to hell," she lamented as she cleaned up last month after Tropical Storm Lee. "Their ain't a floor in Port Deposit...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...