Impacts after Wednesday night's heavy winds and rain remain widespread around the region, with several roads remaining closed and rivers yet to crest and a wind advisory in effect. In
A body was found floating in the water near
Laurel Mayor Craig Moe declared a state of emergency and recommended the evacuation of the area between Main Street and the Patuxent River on Thursday morning after the Washington Suburban Sanitation Commission announced it would be releasing water from Brighton Dam in Brookeville and the T. Howard Duckett Dam in Laurel.
At least 10 roads were closed across Howard County because of high water, and another two because of dam release.
Downed trees suspended service on the
Three trains were not scheduled to be operating: Train 875 (4:25 departure from Union Station), Train 879 (5:40 departure from Union Station), and Train 895 (6:40 departure Union Station). MTA officials were adjusting the route and stop schedule for two other trains to accommodate.