Print This Page Email This Page Email This Page

Flash flooding and water rescues are being reported in

Officials assess destruction

buy canada goose jacket cheap ELLICOTT CITY, Md. After flash canada goose outlet mall floods sent cars floating down Main Street in historic Ellicott City, Maryland, local officials said they were heartbroken to see the community so severely damaged again less than two years canada goose outlet online store after a devastating flood canada goose outlet niagara falls killed two people and caused millions in damages. canada goose outlet in canada CBS News correspondent Jeff Pegues reports that Howard County officials confirm that there is one person missing. buy canada goose jacket cheap

uk canada goose The missing man has been identified as Edison Hermond, approximately 30 years old. But first responders and canada goose outlet in new york rescue canada goose coats uk officials were still going through the muddied, damaged downtown, conducting safety checks and ensuring people evacuated. uk canada goose

canada goose clearance sale Water rushes through Main Street in Ellicott City, Md., Sunday, May 27, 2018. Flash flooding and water rescues are being reported in Maryland as heavy rain soaks much of the state. canada goose outlet online uk canada goose clearance sale

Canada Goose Online goose outlet canada Libby Solomon/The Baltimore Sun via AP Canada Goose Online

canada goose coats on sale Kittleman said the damage was significant and appeared to him to be worse than the flooding two canada goose outlet houston summers ago. canada goose coats on sale

canada goose black friday sale Residents and business owners, Kittleman said, “are faced with the same daunting task again.” canada goose black friday sale

canada goose uk shop “We canada goose outlet woodbury will be there for them as we were in 2016,” he said. canada goose uk shop

canada goose clearance Gov. Larry https://www.unicorndesigns.ca Hogan also toured the area and promised “every bit of assistance we possibly can.” canada goose clearance

Canada Goose Coats On Sale “They say this is a once every 1,000 year flood and we’ve had two of them in two years,” Hogan said. Canada Goose Coats On Sale

canada goose uk black Cheap canada goose outlet friday The flooding Sunday swept away parked canada goose outlet germany cars in Ellicott City, canada goose outlet michigan set along the west bank of Maryland’s Patapsco River and about 13 miles (20 kilometers) west of Baltimore. canada canada goose stockists uk goose uk black friday

uk canada goose outlet Jessica Ur, a server at Pure Wine Cafe on the city’s Main Street, told The Baltimore Sun that she watched as gushing waters swept three or four parked cars down the street. uk canada canada goose outlet toronto address goose outlet

Canada Goose Outlet “It’s significantly higher than it was before,” she told the newspaper, comparing the floodwaters to those of 2016. Canada Goose Outlet

canada goose coats Mike Muccilli, a meteorologist canada goose outlet nyc with the National Weather Service in Sterling, Virginia, said it’s too early to make comparisons between the two canada goose outlet paypal floods. But he said both were devastating. canada goose coats

Canada Goose canada goose jacket outlet uk Jackets In July 2016, Ellicott City received 6.6 inches (17 centimeters) of rain over a two to three hour period. On Sunday, the community received nearly 8 inches (20.32 centimeters) of rain over a six hour period, but most of it fell during an intense, three hour period, Muccilli said. Canada Goose Jackets

buy canada goose jacket “In a normal heavy rain event, you wouldn’t see this amount of flooding, where you see cars floating down the road,” Muccilli said. “This was a true flash flood.” buy canada goose jacket

canada goose store Some people reported hearing a blaring alarm during the flooding. Others said they gathered in the second story of a building to canada goose outlet canada anxiously watch the seething canada goose jacket outlet waters. One sight during the flood: a handmade, white flag hung from an upper story of a Main Street building bearing the letters SOS. canada goose store

canada goose factory canada goose outlet online reviews sale “If you are trapped, we are coming,” the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services tweeted at one point. canada goose factory canada goose parka outlet sale

canada goose Ellicott City has been rebuilding since the 2016 flooding damaged and destroyed businesses. Local officials recently said that 96 percent of the businesses were back in operation and more than 20 new businesses had again opened canada goose outlet winnipeg in the Main Street area. canada goose

Canada Goose Parka Just two weeks ago, Hogan announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency had awarded the state and county more canada goose outlet price than $1 canada goose outlet black friday sale million to pay for projects aimed at reducing the flood risk in areas around Main Street. Canada Goose Parka

Canada Goose sale Some are already asking questions about whether enough was done after the last flood to prevent a similar catastrophe. Canada Goose sale

cheap Canada Goose Hogan said temporary improvements were in place and more things were canada goose outlet buffalo in the works to reduce the community’s vulnerabilities. But he said big changes take time, and no one expected such a huge flood so soon after 2016 cheap Canada Goose.

Ward Wimbish
Director, Economic Development
wimbish@westmemphis.com
870-732-7500





The overview information provided in this packet is to inform the prospect of detailed information regarding the site in question. Information is subject to change without notification. Information is provided by sources deemed reliable, however, it is the responsibility of the prospect to determine the suitability of the site for his particular use. The City of West Memphis does not warrant the accuracy or comprehensiveness of any information provided herein. Please contact the Office of Economic Development at 870.732.7500 for the most current information.