Aftermath: Tropical Storm's Rainfall Totals Were Worse Than Hurricane Irene
Patch covered the flooding in Maryland with stories and some pretty amazing video. Take a peek.
Even the rescue teams needed help when Tropical Storm Lee started battering already soaked Central Maryland with torrential rainfalls.
Water Rescue Team Swamped in Patapsco River Flood
Fire department swift water teams are overcome by the rain-swollen Patapsco River while attempting a rescue of a vehicle reportedly caught in flooding. Details on Arbutus Patch. Also, see pictures and video of Fire Crews Rescue Their Own After Rescue Boat Capsizes in Patapsco, thanks to Catonsville Patch.
More Rainfall Slammed Howard County During Flood than Irene
Between 2 and 4 inches of rain fell during Hurricane Irene, compared to 4 to 7.5 inches during the past week's tropical storm. The storm sent rescuers swarming, including teams that took in two teens found clinging to a tree. More on the water heroics on Columbia Patch.
Elkridge on ‘Most Vulnerable’ List After Storm
Elkridge, Ellilcott City and Savage are on Howard County’s “most vulnerable” list after Tropical Storm Lee drenched the region. People who need help can email Howard County to report damage. Check out the details on Elkridge Patch.