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Ocean City MD Hurricane Update, 12:45 p.m.

October 29, 2012

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West Ocean City Maryland. We’re approaching afternoon low tide here in West Ocean City. I’m going out to rescue four gallons of backup water supply from my car. Then I’ll reconnoiter, take some pix, and possibly move the car to higher ground. Winds starting to pick up. The worst is still in front of us. The […]

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

October 29, 2012

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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 […]

Ocean City MD Hurricane Update 10:30 a.m.

October 29, 2012

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Ocean City, MD, 10:30 a.m. Monday. No traffic except emergency vehicles is being allowed into Ocean City at this time. The Route 50 bridge is closed. Anyone wishing to leave Ocean City may still depart via the Route 90 bridge at 62nd St. Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has just called Hurricane Sandy a “killer storm.” […]

Ocean City MD, Hurricane Sandy, 9:30 a.m. Monday

October 29, 2012

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9:30 a.m. Monday morning. West Ocean City. Our street is already slightly flooded because the roadside ditches have filled with water and overflowed, and the morning high tide has just passed. Maybe 6 inches of water on the street and all around the house. Light rain, light wind at this time. I think the tide […]

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

October 28, 2012

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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 […]

Ocean City Orders Partial Evacuation for Hurricane Sandy

October 28, 2012

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First, for up to date advisories from Ocean City Town Government, go to http://www.oceancitymd.gov/ Mayor Rick Meehan issued a local state of emergency on Sunday as Hurricane Sandy approaches. Mandatory evacuation has been ordered for residents of downtown Ocean city,  that is, all areas south of 17th Street. Voluntary evacuation is suggested for known low-lying areas in […]

Ocean City, MD, Hurricane Sandy Advisory

October 26, 2012

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The town of Ocean City, MD, issued the following statement earlier this evening: “Ocean City Emergency Services is continuing to monitor the projected path of Hurricane Sandy.  Currently, accelerating winds and possible rain will be arriving in the Ocean City area during the evening hours of Saturday, October 27.  The storm, which is projected to […]