Sunday, August 28, 2011

Hurricane Irene Damage in Maryland

On Saturday, August 27, 2011, Hurricane Irene began lashing Maryland with high winds, rain squalls and storm surges.

The storm continued thru the night, with many residents experiencing power outages throughout much of the night.

On Sunday, August 28, 2011, residents awoke to find a variety of damage from Hurricane Irene.

Conditions early in the day were still bad, with most areas experiencing heavy rainfall, high winds and minor flooding.

By late morning, the skies cleared, winds decreased and many businesses opened.

In Ocean City Md, minor storm damage and flooding was reported. The famous navigational light on the Ocean City's North Jetty was reported to be destroyed by the storm.

Hurricane Irene greeting

a downed in Maryland

an eastern shore river flooding

water rushes thru a flooded Maryland forest

an older photo of the famous light on Ocean City Jetty

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