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Ocean City Expects Moderate To Severe Flooding Over Weekend

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floodingOcean City officials say they are less concerned with Hurricane Joaquin and more concerned with flooding and the prolonged impacts of the next few high tide cycles in the resort.

At a press conference earlier this morning at the city’s Public Safety Building in mid-town Ocean City, Emergency Services Director Joe Theobald stressed that even though Hurricane Joaquin has trended out to sea, thusly taking the Eastern Seaboard out of the proverbial “cone of uncertainty,” the city is still bracing for a significant water event.

“What we face now is moderate to severe flooding over the next few days, probably until Monday,” said Theobald. “The hurricane is not the issue at this point, the issue is what we are facing now that is.”

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