Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Big Pipe Creek is expected to flood.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood warning for northwestern Carroll County until 6:30 p.m. According to the NWS, Big Pipe Creek was rapidly rising and is expected to exceed the flood stage of eight feet shortly. This level will cause flooding of Keysville-Bruceville Road near the creek. A flood warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported. Stream rises will be slow and flash flooding is not expected. The NWS suggests "all interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately."
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The approaching weather looks hazardous, according to the National Weather Service.
Strong showers and thunderstorms are on the way, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), and they may bring with them additional severe weather. In its hazardous weather statement, NWS warns that the approaching storms may cause localized flash flooding, damaging winds and even isolated tornadoes. The worst of the storms is expected Tuesday afternoon – sometime between noon and 6 p.m., according to NWS. In a statement issued Tuesday morning, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) wrote that wind gusts could damage overhead and underground equipment, causing power outages. "As BGE and our field crews prepare to respond to weather-related outages as safely and as quickly as possible, should they occur, customers are also urged to…
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Carroll County is closing roads and monitoring the Piney Run reservoir as the rain continues.
Carroll County is starting to see some effects of the relentless rain, which is expected to continue into tomorrow. The county posted the following notice on its emergency management website earlier this afternoon: There is a long string of very heavy rain over and extending down to the south of the western Baltimore metro area. With this we expect road and flash flooding in general this afternoon. Much of this band is producing 2" per hour rates, and some places could see 5-6" this afternoon which would be a major impact. We encourage all residents to use extreme caution while driving and avoid areas of standing water. The county has posted road closures on its website and said the list of closures will be updated throughout the next 24 …
Friday, March 11, 2011
Patch caught flooding and the effects of the heavy rainfall Wednesday and Thursday.
Standing Water Accumulates in Catonsville White Water Savage