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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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Top Tropical Storm Lee (2011) Articles

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  • President Obama Declares Emergency for Pennsylvania.

    President Obama Declares Emergency for Pennsylvania.
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that an emergency exists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and ordered federal aid to supplement commonwealth and local response efforts due to the emergency...
  • A rainy week

    A rainy week
    The remnants of Tropical Storm Lee have kept frequent showers and storms in the area over the past few days. Most areas have seen at least a few inches of rain, but some spots have received over 10" of rain just since Tuesday morning. When you add this...
  • Flood cresting lower, earlier

    Flood cresting lower, earlier
    Officials in Port Deposit said Saturday that 30 floodgates remained open at the Conowingo Dam as water steadily receded, though the town remained under its mandatory evacuation. "It's looking a lot better than yesterday," said Mike Dixon, Cecil County...
  • I'm Back & I'm Blogging!

    It's been awhile for 1) seeing some rain out there and 2) me writing a weather blog. I'll take care of #2 first. I spent a week down in Western Texas. We have family down there and interestingly it was where I worked before I came to KC some 17 years or...
  • Lee Dumps Highest Rain Totals on Virginia

    Lee Dumps Highest Rain Totals on Virginia
    The remnant moisture of Tropical Storm Lee dumped torrential rainfall over nearly two dozen states over the past week. While other regions have seen greater problems due to flooded rivers, no other state experienced greater rainfall totals than Virginia....
  • Marietta Getting Ready for Pending Surge; Expected by 8 Saturday Morning

    Marietta Getting Ready for Pending Surge; Expected by 8 Saturday Morning
    Marietta in Lancaster County was one of the hardest hit areas, as Tropical Storm Lee swept through Central Pennsylvania. The water flooded streets and homes. Friday morning, the Susquehanna River neared 57 feet. As the day continued the water began to...
  • 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,...
  • Beware of Charity Scams Following Flood Disaster

    Beware of Charity Scams Following Flood Disaster
    Pennsylvania residents should be wary of charity scams in the wake of widespread flooding in the central and eastern portions of the state. "Pennsylvanians are generous and want to help their fellow citizens who are suffering as a result of flooding...
  • 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...
  • Mayor: No More Visible Flames in Marsh Fire

    Mayor: No More Visible Flames in Marsh Fire
    Two Louisiana National Guard UH-60 Blackhawks with Bambi Buckets continued to drop water on areas where light hazes of smoke were spotted during an aerial reconnaissance flyover this morning.  At this time, there are no visible flames in the marsh fire,...