Emergency Response, Government, Science

Heavy rains contribute to sewer overflows, Herring Run affected

NOTTINGHAM, MD – This week’s heavy rains contributed to three sewer overflows, discharging 1.87 million gallons of stormwater mixed with sewer water, according to the Department of Public Works. Most of the overflow volume stemmed from the severe rain that pounded parts of Baltimore City during the Tuesday, August 6, evening rush hour. As a result of these downpours, approximately …


Business, Education, Government, Science

Baltimore County anti-litter ad campaign wins international award

TOWSON, MD – County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced on Thursday that the Baltimore County’s anti-litter outreach campaign, “Litter Doesn’t Stop Where it Drops”, won a prestigious international award for its artistic imagery and clear messaging that highlights the connection between litter and its damaging effect on aquatic life, including the seafood that we eat. The ads, designed by the Towson …


Flood Warning issued for Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in central Baltimore County until 9:30 p.m. On Wednesday afternoon, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain which will cause flooding. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible. Turn around, …

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for entire Nottingham area

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the entire Nottingham area. The warning covers northeastern Baltimore County and southern Harford County and is in effect until 4 p.m. Wind gusts of 60 MPH are possible as well as quarter-sized hail. Residents should seek immediate shelter and stay tuned to their local forecast.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Nottingham area

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the entire Nottingham area. The watch covers all of Baltimore and Harford counties and will remain in effect until 8 p.m. on Wednesday evening. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means that conditions are favorable for the development of storms. Storms may produce damaging winds and large hail. …

High temperatures expected through weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The heat is on for the rest of this week. Temperatures are expected to reach 90 degrees and higher over the next several days in the Nottingham area. Baltimore County has several “cooling centers” with access to water and bathrooms that offer relief from the heat. Nineteen convenient branches of the Baltimore County Public Library are open …