Baltimore Declares Emergency for Irene

Friday, Aug 26, 2011  |  Updated 4:47 PM EDT
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Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has declared a state of emergency for Baltimore as Hurricane Irene approaches Maryland's largest city.

She made the declaration at 4:19 p.m. Friday. The mayor urged residents of low-lying areas in south and southeast Baltimore to move their vehicles and offered free parking.

Rawlings-Blake also urged those who live along streams or in areas that are subject to flooding to stay alert and to be prepared to move their vehicles or evacuate.

 

 


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