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Ocean City Hurricane Update 10 p.m. Monday night

October 29, 2012


10 p.m. Monday. Good news: No injuries or deaths reported today in the Ocean City area. Some minor damage to buildings, but no major property damage confirmed so far, except for the large Ocean City fishing and amusement pier. I’m surprised that, at least in my neighborhood of West Ocean City, this evening’s high tide […]

Ocean City Md Hurricane Update, 11:30 a.m.

October 29, 2012


West Ocean City, 11:30 a.m. Monday. The eye of Hurricane Sandy is reported way out in the Atlantic Ocean, more or less directly east of Ocean City at this hour, 272 miles from Baltimore, and moving quickly northeast. Landfall around Atlantic City, N.J., late afternoon or early evening. The hurricane reportedly has 90 mph winds […]

Hurricane Sandy Update from Ocean City, MD — “Severe Flooding” Predicted

October 28, 2012


The Delmarva Peninsula and southern New Jersey will receive heavy wind and rain as Hurricane Sandy moves north on Monday. The coastal towns of Ocean City, MD, and Rehoboth Beach, Del. are facing a sustained assault of wind, rain, high tides and storm surges for most of Monday and Tuesday. A hurricane advisory from Ocean City town […]

Power Outages In Maryland and Delaware; Dangerous Driving

February 6, 2010


Hundreds of thousands of people are reported without electric power tonight in the Mid-Atlantic region, with temperatures falling into the low 20s and teens. Sussex County, Del. is one of the areas hit hard by power outages, according to WBOC-TV. Shelters have  opened in Kent County, Del., and Sussex County, Del. Phone numbers for people […]

Snow, High Winds, High Water on Maryland's Eastern Shore

February 4, 2010


Friday afternoon update for Ocean City: 41 degrees at noon. Light, snow began around 2 p.m., melting as it hits the ground. More later. The marsh in West Ocean City with 12 inches of snow, and in the background, the low skyline of Ocean City just north of the Route 50 bridge. Sunday, Jan. 31, […]