Police/Fire, Weather

Gov. Hogan authorizes Md. Helicopter Aquatic Helicopter Rescue Team to assist with Hurricane Dorian efforts in NC

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday authorized the deployment of members of the Maryland Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (MD-HART) to North Carolina to assist in potential rescues from the effects of Hurricane Dorian. As the storm continues its track up the coast, Governor Hogan has been in contact with North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, and …


Weather

Friday forecast: a few rain bands, breezy

NOTTINGHAM, MD – At long last Hurricane Dorian has made landfall and is expected to move off the coast. The National Weather Service says Hurricane Dorian will track northeast from near the Outer Banks of NC Friday morning to offshore by Friday evening. A few rain bands will affect part of our region today, mainly in southern Maryland. Breezy conditions …


MDOT SHA prepares for potential impacts from Hurricane Dorian

BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is preparing for potential flooding along areas of Maryland’s Eastern Shore from remnants of Hurricane Dorian. High tides and storm surge, along with tropical storm force winds are likely to impact some areas of the Eastern Shore and Southern Maryland. The impacts could start early Friday morning, …

Tropical Storm Warning issued for portions of Maryland

NOTTINGHAM, MD – As Hurricane Dorian begins its trek up the east coast, watches are turning to warnings and residents are preparing for the storm’s arrival. Tens of thousands have already been left without power in Georgia and the Carolinas. The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for portions of southern Maryland that were previously under a …

Thursday forecast: cooler temps, winds increasing

NOTTINGHAM, MD – It will be a cooler Thursday in the Nottingham area. The National Weather Service says high temperatures will be slightly below normal, reaching into the upper-70s for most areas. Winds will be on the increase as Hurricane Dorian moves northeast near the Carolinas. A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for St Mary’s County. Strongest winds are …

Tropical Storm Watch issued for portions of Maryland

NOTTINGHAM, MD – As fall approaches and schools are back in session, all eyes are currently focused on Hurricane Dorian. The powerful storm has already decimated the Bahamas and, despite early forecasts, it now appears that Florida and Alabama will be spared as the storm looks to make landfall in Georgia or the Carolinas. On Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather …

Hurricane Dorian projected path: Chesapeake Bay risk increasing

UPDATE: A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for portions of Maryland. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD – Hurricane Dorian, one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in years, may have a serious impact on the Chesapeake Bay. The storm has already devastated the Bahamas and is now beginning to wreak havoc along the eastern coast of Florida. Hurricane …

Six Baltimore County Fire Department members head to Florida to assist with Hurricane Dorian operations

TOWSON, MD – Six Baltimore County Fire Department members assigned to a federal emergency task force are in Jacksonville, Florida to assist with operations related to Hurricane Dorian. The fire department personnel, all tactical rescue specialists, deployed Friday and are staged in Jacksonville, Florida, waiting to see if they will be needed. Hurricane Dorian has been stalled out over the …