(August 3, 2020) Tropical Storm Isaias Alert — The City is preparing for potential flooding in areas near the Harbor and other waterways from Monday into Tuesday. Please be advised that the storm is also expected to cause downed trees and power outages.
Residents should move their cars to higher ground and secure all outside furniture and trash cans.
Fells Point residents who have their vehicles parked in areas prone to flooding are strongly encouraged to relocate their cars as soon as possible. The Caroline Street (805 S. Caroline Street) and the Fleet and Eden Garage (501 S. Eden Street) will be open from 12:00 p.m. Monday, August 3, 2020, until Wednesday, August 5, 2020, so that residents can park their cars in the garage at no charge to avoid possible flooding in the area.
The Department of Transportation will have sandbags available for all city residents. The sandbags will be available to city residents on Monday, August 3, 2020 beginning at 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the intersection of Thames and Broadway. Residents must show proof of identification and will be limited to 10 sandbags each on a first-come, first-served basis, weather and supplies permitting.
City crews are taking preparedness actions to clear storm drains now. The City is working closely with BGE to ensure power is restored quickly in the event of outages.
Read full details in the Mayor’s press release from last evening.