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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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Top Tropical Storm Lee (2011) Articles

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  • 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...
  • Driven by disaster

    Driven by disaster
    Last Feb. 27, Project: Prom Dress raised $4,000 to benefit the American Red Cross in Howard County. The next day, a fire swept through an apartment complex in Columbia and, just like that, the funds were completely spent on the four families displaced...
  • Susquehanna grasses weathered storms

    Susquehanna grasses weathered storms
    A bit of good news - the vast, grassy Susquehanna Flats apparently weathered Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee in good shape. Scientists conducting their annual checkup of the bay's underwater grasses found the lush bed at the mouth of the...
  • Hurricane Irene didn't stir up too much trouble in Chesapeake Bay, scientists say

    Scientists say the huge sediment plume that lumbered down Chesapeake Bay following Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee didn’t cause the widespread damage they feared. The Susquehanna Flats, a circular area where the Susquehanna River meets the...
  • 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...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high near 52 degrees. It is expected to be partly cloudy tonight, with a low temperature around 37 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our updates for this morning's issues as you plan your commute. FROM LAST...
  • MD oyster survival best since '85

    MD oyster survival best since '85
    Fewer oysters died from shellfish diseases in Maryland waters last year than at any time in more than 25 years, state officials report, despite late-summer storms that wiped out bivalves in some upper Chesapeake Bay spots.  A fall survey of oyster bars ...
  • 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...
  • State lawmakers call for deeper look into BGE's storm response

    State lawmakers call for deeper look into BGE's storm response
    State lawmakers are calling for a deeper look into Baltimore Gas & Electric's response to Hurricane Irene, which left hundreds of thousands of customers without electricity — and ratepayers and public officials fuming about the utility's restoration...
  • Maryland unlikely to have pumpkin shortage

    Maryland unlikely to have pumpkin shortage
    A Halloween without pumpkins? Good grief! But before you race to the grocery store for canned pumpkin to mold into fall's favorite orange orb, consider this: While the soggy residents of Pennsylvania, New York and Vermont are facing a shortage of jack-...