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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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  • Festival celebrates all things Hampden

    Festival celebrates all things Hampden
    Jolie Carter bought her mother a crab pretzel from the Phillips food cart and declared she may consider moving to Hampden from downtown Baltimore. Carter, a New Orleans native who recently started a medical residency at the University of Maryland,...
  • For residents of flood prone areas, riverfront living a trade-off

    Calvin Owens knows that when he hears the boulders begin to roll away from the dam across the street from his Port Deposit home, it's time to pack an overnight bag. It's happened three years in the past 10 he's lived in the area, and when he returned...
  • Evacuation of Port Deposit partially lifted

    Evacuation of Port Deposit partially lifted
    Four days after Port Deposit was evacuated because of a flooding Susquehanna River, public officials on Sunday began letting some residents move back into their homes but delayed the return for others whose properties suffered the most damage. By...
  • Prisoners headed to Port Deposit to clean up flood's mess

    A team of state prisoners is headed to the Cecil County town of Port Deposit to help clean up the mud and mess left behind from last week's flood, a state lawmaker said Tuesday. During a meeting about prisons in Baltimore, State Sen. Nancy Jacobs, a...
  • Chesapeake Bay fouled by Susquehanna flooding

    Chesapeake Bay fouled by Susquehanna flooding
    The Chesapeake Bay looks like a dirty bathtub, its waters turned brown with mud and awash in pollution and floating debris, including uprooted trees, propane tanks, even a battered dining-room chair. Braving boat-damaging hazards, scientists are swarming...
  • Mosquito counts triple in parts of Baltimore County

    Mosquito counts triple in parts of Baltimore County
    State inspectors say mosquito counts have tripled in parts of Baltimore County since heavy rains from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee hit the area. "The mosquitoes on the wing now are quite annoying," said Mike Cantwell, chief of mosquito...
  • Unusual weather worsened Chesapeake Bay's health

    Unusual weather worsened Chesapeake Bay's health
    Heavy spring rains, a hot summer and two major storms caused the Chesapeake Bay's overall health to worsen last year, scientists said Tuesday, though there apparently was a slight improvement in the Baltimore area's Patapsco and Back rivers, long...
  • Crab population has rebounded, state says

    Crab population has rebounded, state says
    Rebounding from near-collapse four years ago, the Chesapeake Bay's blue crabs are more plentiful than they've been in nearly two decades, with a record crop of young, Maryland officials announced Thursday. The annual winter survey of Maryland and...
  • State, localities prepared for first storm of year

    State, localities prepared for first storm of year
    The Baltimore Sun As state and local highway crews braced for the first storm of the new year, they took comfort in the fact that their budgets have plenty of money to handle it — and more. Mild weather has kept the region's plows idle, salt sheds...
  • Monkton-White Hall bridge to close Jan. 30 for repairs

    The bridge over Little Falls on Hicks-Wilson Road on the Monkton-White Hall line will be closed on Jan. 30 so crews can repair damage caused by Tropical Storm Lee last September. Baltimore County crews will repair deteriorated abutments that were further...
  • Storms may have killed off many stink bugs

    Storms may have killed off many stink bugs
    The combined fury of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee may have drowned much of the region's stink bug population, but scientists are still hesitant to say that homeowners will see fewer of them when the weather warms. Scientists say something...