Local Hazards

What hazards are prone to the City of Annapolis?

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

Why is the City 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

Navigate on the left to learn more about the local hazards that are prone to Annapolis. 

Hurricane Isabel
Flooding city dock statue