Emergency Response, Government, Science

Macroburst caused Wednesday storm damage in Perry Hall, White Marsh

PERRY HALL, MD – The National Weather Service has determined what caused Wednesday’s severe storm damage in Perry Hall and White Marsh – and it wasn’t a tornado. Forecasters say a “macroburst” was responsible for wreaking havoc on trees and power lines in the area. Northeastern Baltimore County and southern Harford County were hit by a macroburst, which produced damaging …


Business, Emergency Response, Government, Science

Perry Hall Y to offer hot showers to those without power following storms

PERRY HALL, MD – In the wake of powerful storms that moved through the Nottingham area on Wednesday, May 29th, one company wants to help. Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday that hot showers would be available at the Perry Hall Y for residents still without power. The Perry Hall Y is located at 4375 Ebenezer Road (21236) …


Councilman Marks: Baltimore County to prioritize storm-related permits

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday passed along the following memorandum issued by John Bryan in Baltimore County government. The memorandum states that permits will be prioritized for those homes and businesses recovering from the storm that hit the region on Wednesday, May 29th. “I would like to thank the County Executive’s staff for prioritizing permits needed to recover …

BGE prepares for summer storm season

BALTIMORE, MD – BGE is prepared to respond to extreme weather and urges customers to take steps now that can help protect their families and properties. Continued investments in electric system upgrades, new innovative technologies, and the company’s dedicated employees have combined to reduce the average length of a service interruption by 50 minutes since 2012 – but the company …

Officials preparing for potential localized flooding from Hurricane Florence

Although the current projected track of Hurricane Florence would appear to take the storm south of the Baltimore area, County Executive Don Mohler and his top public safety and public health team gathered at Bowleys Quarters Volunteer Fire Rescue and Marine this morning to advise residents to stay alert to possible changes and prepare in case of localized coastal and inland …

Emergency Management, MDOT prepare for Hurricane Florence

Baltimore County Emergency Management officials are preparing for Hurricane Florence to bring heavy rains and serious inland and/or coastal flooding to the Baltimore area. The potential for flooding and for trees to topple and bring down power lines is greater because the ground is already saturated from months of above-average rainfall. Residents should prepare now to get along for seven days without power, …