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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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Top Tropical Storm Lee (2011) Articles

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  • LANTA's new route-guide booklet comes at a high cost

     
    The Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority initiated its much-ballyhooed system of new routes on Aug. 29, unfortunately on the tail end of a rain-drenched weekend (to be followed, to everyone's surprise, by this week's continuing deluge from...
  • Last week's rains defied the odds

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Just how unlikely were the heavy rains the region received last week from remnants of Tropical Storm Lee? NWS hydrologist Jason Elliott has done some calculations using data from the Integrated Flood Observing and Warning...
  • White House Issues Major Disaster Declaration For Flood Zone.

     
    The White House has granted the state's request for a Major Presidential Disaster declaration as a result of last week's catastrophic flooding. Here's what Gov. Tom Corbett had to say about it: “Late last night, upon receipt of my request,......
  • #HBGFlooding Diary: Flood Waters Lower, But Threat Undiminished.

     
    The sun rose over the Capital City on Friday afternoon. But the threat of flood remained. At midday, the Susquehanna River was 24 feet above flood stage and was expected to crest at 25 feet on Saturday morning, city Mayor......
  • Corbett Admin Appoints #CenPaFlooding Clean-Up Task Force, Runs Down The Damage.

     
    With this weekend’s flood waters receding, the Corbett administration on Monday announced the formation of a new task force charged with overseeing the clean-up of a disaster that displaced thousands of Pennsylvanians and caused an estimated...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Max Who? Gov. Corbett Gets An Early Challenger.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. While many among you may be looking forward to this November's slate of municipal and judicial elections, or even looking further ahead to the 2012 presidential, Max Myers from Cumberland County is planning for even.....
  • Pennsylvania high school football notebook heading into Week 3

     
    The Harrisburg Patriot-News has started a new feature this season, compiling a high school football notebook from sportswriters across the state. I'm one of the writers who contributes notes each week. Here's the latest edition, which was passed along by....
  • Individuals in Valley eligible for FEMA aid from Hurricane Irene

     
    Individuals in the Lehigh Valley have been declared eligible for federal aid for damage caused by Hurricane Irene. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Sept. 13 announced it added Lehigh, Northampton, Monroe, Montgomery and Bucks counties to the...
  • Lehigh Valley Conference to help those recover in Schuylkill County

     
    We covered this topic on the radio show on Saturday and again in print on Monday, but I screwed up on one of the "Play Day" locations where donations are being accepted this weekend. It's a very noble cause and worthwhile gesture on the part of the LVC,...
  • In for another soaking

     
    Looks like Central Maryland will be in the chute again as stalled weather systems to our east and west conspire to channel a few more days of tropical moisture, showers, rain and thunderstorms this way.With nearly 20 inches of rain......
  • It takes two storms for a record soaking

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Continuing today with more wet-weather statistics from the National Weather Service in Sterling, Va. Science Officer Steve Zubrick points out that it was Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee that made Aug. 13-Sept. 11...