Bay and coastal flooding projected through Tuesday in Worcester - Residents urged to implement common-sense measures

Snow Hill, Maryland (October 3, 2022) – Worcester County is experiencing a coastal storm, with flooding, rain, and wind. From mid-day Monday, Oct. 3, through Tuesday morning, areas along the bay and coast will likely experience moderate to major flooding through the next two high-tide cycles.

Flood levels of one-to-two feet above ground level are forecast for the following inland areas: Glen Riddle, Keyser Point Road, Rum Point, Isle of Wight, Mystic Harbour, Snug Harbor, South Point, Public Landing, and Figgs Landing.

Worcester County Emergency Services officials urge residents and visitors to implement common-sense measures to protect themselves from the storm.

  • Those residing in low-lying areas prone to flooding or those residing in mobile homes should familiarize themselves with the high-tide cycles in their areas and be prepared to move to higher ground if needed.
  • Motorists who encounter flooded roadways should not attempt to drive through standing water. Instead, turn around and take another route.

Residents are urged to stay tuned to the local news outlets for the latest weather updates.