Tropical Storm Ida: Update in North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey

November 13, 2009
North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey – The remnants of Ida and a Nor’easter caused heavy rains and gusty winds as high as 75 mph that flooded roads, downed power lines, and left over 100,000 people without power throughout the four states on Thursday.  Multiple fatalities were blamed on the storm.

The North Carolina Chapters continue to monitor situation for the next 4 high tide periods. The Virginia Chapters opened shelters, supported others, and worked with local government agencies to address ongoing needs. The Central Maryland Chapter continued to monitor the situation and contacted coastal Community Chapters as well as the Del-Mar-Va Regional Chapter for updates. The Southern Shore Chapter deployed a Disaster Action Team (DAT), opened a shelter, and collaborated with Salvation Army for Mass Care.


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