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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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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...
  • 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 ...
  • National Hurricane Center warns of Tropical Storm Isaac surge

    National Hurricane Center warns of Tropical Storm Isaac surge
    Tropical Storm Isaac, expected to make landfall Tuesday, could bring powerful winds, heavy rain and a storm surge of 6 to 12 feet, forecasters predict. Michael Lowry, a meteorologist with the storm surge group at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Coal-ash pollution at three Maryland landfills to be cleaned up

    The operator of three coal-fired power plants in Maryland has agreed to pay a total of $2.2 million in penalties and fix long-standing pollution problems at the landfills in Southern Maryland and Montgomery County where it disposes of the ash from those...