Baltimore Declares Emergency for Irene - NBC4 Washington

Baltimore Declares Emergency for Irene



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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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