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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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  • Study finds Conowingo Dam losing ability to prevent bay pollution

    Study finds Conowingo Dam losing ability to prevent bay pollution
    Now it's official: A report released today (8/30) finds the Conowingo Dam is losing its ability to prevent pollution from reaching the Chesapeake Bay. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the reservoirs behind Conowingo and other dams on the lower...
  • Rain on Saturday could be deja vu for Orioles, Yankees

    Rain on Saturday could be deja vu for Orioles, Yankees
    From the Sun's archives: This time last year remnants of Tropical Storm Lee were playing havoc with the Orioles and Yankees. Both teams were getting water logged. The Orioles had started a three-game series at Yankee stadium on a steamy Sept. 5, losing...
  • 6,000 fish killed in Arundel creeks

    State officials are investigating what killed thousands of fish in Marley and Furnace creeks in northern Anne Arundel County, but suspect they suffocated after an algae bloom sucked the oxygen out of the water, a Maryland Department of the Environment...
  • Fish kills grow in algae-tainted waters

    Fish kills grow in algae-tainted waters
    Something's rotten on the Baltimore area waterfront. Fish are washing ashore by the thousands in a mass die-off that officials say appears to be caused by a weather-driven worsening of the pollution that chronically plagues the Chesapeake Bay. State...
  • Plan for wall repair ready to take shape in historic Ellicott City

    Plan for wall repair ready to take shape in historic Ellicott City
    Before it became "The Wall That Ate Some Cars," it was just a stone wall on Mulligans Hill Lane, bracing a 20-foot-high embankment — stalwart as the steep hills that give Ellicott City's historic district much of its character. Then in early...
  • Harbor report card: water quality still poor, cleanup effort growing

    Harbor report card: water quality still poor, cleanup effort growing
    Baltimore's ailing harbor remains fouled by trash and pollution that make it largely unfit for swimming, but cleanup efforts are starting to pick up steam, according to the latest report card on the urban water body's health. The Waterfront Partnership,...
  • Lehigh Valley prepares for powder keg dubbed 'Frankenstorm'

    Predictions for the hybrid storm bearing down on the Northeast keep worsening and the tone of the coverage is growing ever more strident, so it's no wonder the phone at Ice Cream World has been ringing off the hook. No one's looking to stock up on ice...
  • Bracing for Sandy

    Bracing for Sandy
    Pennsylvania remained in Hurricane Sandy's crosshairs Sunday, with forecasters predicting a one-two punch of wind and rain to start hitting the Lehigh Valley late tonight. Although a degree of uncertainty remains about the storm's precise path, there...
  • Monster storm closing in on Valley region

    Monster storm closing in on Valley region
    After almost a week of ominous forecasts, the weather system born of a giant hurricane, a winter storm and an arctic air mass is upon us. And it's not going anywhere fast. Across the Lehigh Valley, residents and government officials worked through the...
  • Superstorm Sandy mostly spares Maryland as it moves up coast

    Superstorm Sandy mostly spares Maryland as it moves up coast
    UPDATES: • Baltimore County Police are monitoring the bridge carrying Belair Road over the Gunpowder River, north of Perry Hall and south of Kingsville, as the bridge's culverts have been jammed with large amounts of debris. The Maryland Emergency...
  • Hurricane Sandy brings two more deaths to the Lehigh Valley as more than 200,000 homes remain without power

    Hurricane Sandy brings two more deaths to the Lehigh Valley as more than 200,000 homes remain without power
    The local impact of Hurricane Sandy became more catastrophic for the Lehigh Valley with the deaths of two more people, bringing the region's death toll to four as of Wednesday morning. A Lower Macungie Township woman died from the fumes from a portable...