Gov Hogan Declares State of Emergency for Areas of MD at Risk of Severe Tidal & Coastal Flooding

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Governor Larry Hogan today declared a state of emergency for areas of Maryland along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay, the Potomac River, and the Atlantic Coast currently under a Coastal Flood Warning from the National Weather Service and therefore at risk of severe tidal and coastal flooding. The state of emergency declaration includes Baltimore City and the following…

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Kent & Sussex Counties till 6pm

UPDATED – 5PM – Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Kent & Sussex Counties till 6pm =================================================== The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch that affects the following WGMD locations until 8pm Sussex County, DE Kent County, DE Worcester County,MD Wicomico County,MD Somerset County,MD Dorchester County,MD ————————————————————— BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM…

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Tornado Watch Until 7am for Maryland Eastern Shore, Dorchester & Accomack Counties

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The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch that affects the following WGMD locations: Worcester County,MD Wicomico County,MD Somerset County,MD Dorchester County,MD ————————————————————— BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 73 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 1240 AM EDT MON APR 15 2019 TORNADO WATCH 73 IS IN EFFECT…

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UPDATED: Snow Emergency Plans Lifted on Lower Shore – Still in Place in Several Other MD Counties

UPDATED – 1/14/19 – Snow emergency plans have been lifted in Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset Counties. ===================================================== The Maryland State Police and local agencies, along with the State Highway Administration have put a snow emergency plan has been put in place in Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset, Talbot, Caroline and Dorchester Counties.  This is to help highway…

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Food Safety Tips in the Event of Local Power Outages or Flooding on the Lower Shore

As Hurricane Florence begins to make way across the Eastern seaboard, health officials of Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties recommend the following food safety tips for residents to help them prepare now, should local power outages or flooding occur. Never use a generator, grill, camp stove or other gasoline, propane, natural gas or charcoal-burning devices…

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Flash Flood WATCH CANCELED – Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset, Dorchester – Till 2am Monday

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The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch that affects the following WGMD locations: Worcester County,MD Wicomico County,MD Somerset County,MD Dorchester County,MD ————————————————————— URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Flood Watch National Weather Service Wakefield VA 243 PM EDT Sun Jun 10 2018 …FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY……

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CANCELED: Flash Flood Watch till 6pm for Worcester, Wicomico & Somerset Counties

The National Weather Service Flash Flood Watch warning is no longer in effect for the following WGMD locations:         Dorchester County,MD         Wicomico County,MD         Somerset County,MD         Worcester County,MD ==================================================== FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 THIS AFTERNOON… The Flash…

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Winter Storm Warning for Wicomico, Somerset & Dorchester Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning that affects the following WGMD locations: Wicomico County,MD Somerset County,MD Dorchester County,MD URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Wakefield VA 338 PM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018 …WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT WEDNESDAY NIGHT… * WHAT…Heavy…

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Deaths from Drug & Alcohol Intoxication Down on the Lower Shore of MD

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Maryland’s Lower Shore counties have seen a drop in deaths related to drug and alcohol intoxication!  The period from January through September of 2016 and 2017 saw a reduction of intoxication deaths by 20% in Somerset County, 42% in Worcester and 32% in Wicomico County.  This comes at a time when overall drug and alcohol…

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UPDATED: Gov Hogan Declares State of Emergency for Lower Shore & Statewide Response Efforts

UPDATED – 12:30pm –  Governor Larry Hogan Announces Statewide Response Efforts for Winter Storm Governor Urges Marylanders to Stay Off Roads as Winter Weather, Dangerous Travel Conditions Continue in Many Areas ANNAPOLIS, MD – With winter weather still affecting many areas of Maryland, especially the Eastern Shore, Governor Larry Hogan has directed state agencies to coordinate…

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Somerset County Snow Emergency Plan in Effect

The Maryland State Police at the Princess Anne Barrack in Somerset County in conjunction with local agencies and the State Highway Administration have implemented the Snow Emergency Plan.  This plan is to assist the State Highway Administration in snow clearing operations throughout the county. Effective on 1/3/2018 at 9:00 p.m. all vehicles on the roadway…

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