Maryland residents who seeking refuse from the massive Category 1 hurricane that is pummeling the East Coast were out of luck this week.
Flights out of BWI were cancelled
and the Maryland Transit Administration is suspending light rail, subway and bus service.
And cruise passengers leaving out of the Port of Baltimore saw their vacation plans disrupted.
"Passengers who boarded the Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas at the Port of Baltimore Friday evening looked forward to a five-night cruise to Bermuda," writes WBAL TV. "Instead, they left Baltimore five hours late for a ride to the lower Chesapeake Bay near Cape Henry, Va. The excursion became a 'cruise to nowhere' making no stops," the story says
. The article was picked up by MSNBC.com.