There has been a lot of talk about a service assessment that was stopped only a few days after it started regarding the National Weather Service's performance during Hurricane Sandy, and now government officials have released a statement.
Park N Dine Waitress and Cashier, Soleil Babington, says, "Everyone that's come in has been out of power except a couple customers. I didn't think we were going to be busy, but we've been very busy all day."
Flooding continues in Frederick County, MD where two boys had to be rescued by crews, and the Monocacy River continues to rise.
Crews cleaned up hundreds of trees throughout the county, and 140 roads were closed Tuesday afternoon.
A close call for one driver as Antietam Creek and its tributaries spilled their banks.
Updates on the River Crests in Jefferson County, Customer Power Outages, and Shelters
The Office of Emergency services is advising everyone along the Opequon Creek to evacuate the area.
Red Cross Volunteer Mark Rose says, "We're providing a warm place. We're providing snack foods as well as meals and we're supplying cots for people to spend the night in blankets."
Red Cross officials say they've deployed more than 13,000 disaster workers to the region from all over the country to help those who will be affected by the storm.
Lou's Hurricane Sandy forecast for Monday evening 10/29
Public safety officials are working tirelessly to get the latest updates on Hurricane Sandy.
A local historic park has been well-known for having high water levels in the past from hurricanes, leaving many lives lost.
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The National Weather Service has upgraded the High Wind Watch to a High Wind Warning for the area. Winter Storm Watches and Flood Watches continue for the area...
The National Weather Service has issued Flood Watches and High Wind Watches in advance of Hurricane Sandy making landfall.
With Hurricane Sandy expected to arrive Sunday night, the Hagerstown community is prepared for what's to come.
Governor Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania has issued a State of Emergency Declaration, and join Maryland and Virginia and other states in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast preparing for Hurricane Sandy.
In advance of Hurricane Sandy heading towards the Mid-Atlantic Region, a State of Emergency has been declared for Maryland and Virginia.
As Hurricane Sandy sets her sights on the Mid-Atlatnic region, including the Four State Region, residents are urged to prepare for the impacts she may bring including high winds, heavy rainfall, and potentially mountain snowfall.