A flood warning was in effect for much of the state, including Washington County, Allegany County, Carroll County, Baltimore city and county, part of Anne Arundel County, Frederick County and Harford County.
Delaware Gov. John Carney says state officials are closely monitoring the approach of Hurricane Florence, which is heading toward the U.S. for what forecasters said could be a direct hit on the Southeast toward the end of the week.
Meteorologists said Florence had strengthened into a hurricane again by late Sunday morning. Forecasters say the storm will rapidly spin up into a major hurricane, with widespread impacts possible from torrential from rain and winds throughout the East Coast. Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina have declared states of emergency.
Florence is expected to intensify into a major hurricane by Tuesday, and is poised to threaten the U.S. East Coast.
The order issued Saturday by Gov. Ralph Northam helps mobilize resources to prepare for the storm, mitigate any damage and streamline the process Virginia uses to send assistance to other states.
The D.C. region experienced some periods of dryness Saturday but the continuing wet weather popped up again in the mid afternoon, delaying the already-postponed Nats game that was set to start at 3:05 p.m.
After a sweltering dayslong heat wave, wet weather is on the way for the weekend — and beyond.
Hurricane Florence has weakened to a tropical storm but will likely strengthen again into a major hurricane and could threaten the US East Coast by next week.
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Prince George’s County Public Schools students will be let out two hours early Wednesday due to the expected high temperatures, a day after the school year just kicked off Tuesday.
Boaters evacuated to safe harbors, motorists left barrier islands and a number of schools called off as waves kicked up from the approaching Tropical Storm Gordon. Coastal residents from Florida to Louisiana hustled to prepare for a deluge as the storm grew stronger on a path to hit the central U.S. Gulf Coast as a hurricane Tuesday night.
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Labor Day weekend started with rain and flooding for parts of the D.C. area that will be followed by a hot, muggy Saturday with some downpours.
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