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Hogan Keeps Maryland Under State of Emergency

September 14th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

Governor Larry Hogan  is keeping Maryland under a state of emergency even as Hurricane Florence has weakened to a category 2 storm. The governor maintained his declaration even as the storm appeared to follow a more southerly track than projections earlier in the week.  While the center of the storm appeared to take it away from Maryland’s Atlantic coast and the Chesapeake Bay, a projection by the National Weather Service showed Florence curling northward up the Appalachian Mountain range after it moves inland over North and South Carolina. If it follows that track, the storm could hit Maryland from the south and west early next week — with the strongest impact in the western counties.  A state or emergency remains in effect for Allegany County as well. Dick Devore is director of emergency services…

 

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