Local Hazards

Hazards Prone to the City of Annapolis

  • Earthquakes
  • Excessive heat
  • Flooding
  • Hurricanes
  • Severe Thunderstorms
  • Terrorism
  • Tornadoes
  • Winter Snow Storms

Reasons the City is Vulnerable


  • The City is a coastal community which is susceptible to flooding.
  • The City is the seat of Maryland Government with the House and the Senate.
  • The City has a military academy.
  • The City has a large stadium which has a capacity of 34,000.
  • The City Dock is a large venue which is popular for many community events.
  • The City has a Historic District with unique structures.