Under the plan unveiled by Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, inspections of nine area waterways would occur more frequently. A change at the state level will be necessary to allow workers to enter private property in emergency situations.
More disaster looms for the Carolinas but Florence has already dropped 23.59 inches of rain in Wilmington, North Carolnia, breaking the record for the wettest single weather event in the city’s history.
Water rescues continued as the remnants of Florence stalled over North Carolina, dumping several feet of rain and shattering records — and more was on the way. See social media posts from journalists and first responders.
A dog stranded on the rocks by floodwaters on Difficult Run near Great Falls, Virginia, was saved from a watery fate by rescue crews. See video.
Heavy downpours have led to flash flood watches and problems out on the roads this week. See photos.
Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman said Monday morning that his priorities are finding the missing man and assessing the condition of buildings that house shops, restaurants and families.
Parts of Frederick County got hit with as much 6 inches of rain in the span of three hours Tuesday night. It shut down cars, stopped a MARC train and even left the YMCA under 10 feet of water.
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