Past Storms

This page will address and describe past hurricanes that had a significant impact in Annapolis.

  1. Sandy
  2. Irene
  3. Isaias
  4. Ida

During the week of October 22,  2012, Hurricane Sandy, the eighteenth named storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, made its way through the Bahamas and up the East Coast. ‘Sandy’ was a post tropical cyclone when it made landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey on October 29th. The storm presented challenges for Annapolis, as the City prepared for life safety issues, flooding, physical infrastructure damage, power outages and sheltering.

At the peak of the storm, the City experienced between 2600-2800 power outages. A total of 81 critical but non-emergency calls came through the Call Center. Annapolis High School was opened as a shelter. It had a total of 61 people sheltered at the highest point; 47 adults, 16 children, 5 dogs and 4 cats.