Active Dates

Friday, September 30, 2022 to Saturday, October 1, 2022

#Ian went back out to water and has redeveloped into a Category 1 Hurricane located 145 miles south southeast of Charleston South Carolina moving north northeast at 9 MPH with sustained winds at 85 MPH.

In the Maryland region, rain is expected to intensify overnight into early Saturday morning. The forecast shows on and off showers Saturday through Tuesday with cooler than average highs in the 60s and breezy easterly winds, so please make sure to secure or bring in anything that can blow around your neighborhood. Rainfall totals during the period may be over two inches. The region could see 2 to 4 inches of rain by Sunday night. Localized and coastal flooding is possible.

#CityofLaurel Departments have been doing preventive maintenance over the last couple of days to include: DPW – clearing storm drains, fueling/testing chain saws, vehicles, light towers, and generators; P&R – fueling/testing generators, vehicles, and dry vacs, removing outdoor objects such as boats off lake, umbrellas/chairs, prepared to install barrier at LPD (if needed).

The Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor. #StayWeatherAware #BePrepared