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By Scott Dance | May 2, 2012
A band of strong thunderstorms with the potential for heavy rain and small hail was moving toward the Baltimore region Wednesday evening but fizzled before reaching the area. A special weather statement alerted Washington and Frederick counties of the storm about 5:40 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for parts of southern Frederick and Washington counties as of about 6:10 p.m. Radar images show the storms fading as they moved into Maryland. But the risk of storms overnight remained.
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By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | September 2, 2014
Hot, muggy weather on Tuesday greeted the unofficial first day of fall, with heat index values expected to reach the mid-90s and possible afternoon or evening storms. Baltimore city and Baltimore, Arundel, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties are under a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. Wednesday is forecast to be slightly less hot and humid, with highs around 90 and dew points in the mid-60s, and partly cloudy skies. Thursday is forecast to be pleasant with sunny skies, low humidity and highs in the upper 80s. Humidity returns Friday, with highs again in the upper 80s. #sigshell { float: left; width: 320px; height: 52px; margin: 20px 0px; display: block; }
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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | March 21, 2011
The crash of thunderstorms greeted morning commuters Monday morning, prompting coastal flood warnings, according to the National Weather Service. Showers and thunderstorms will continue this morning, with a chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms, said meteorologist Andy Woodcock in the weather service's Sterling, Va., office. Highs will be in the mid-60s, he said. There is a coastal flood advisory, he said, with minor flooding possible. "In terms of freak out factor, this is low," he said.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | July 15, 2014
Tuesday could see a repeat of damaging afternoon and evening storms that factored into at least one death on Monday, according to the National Weather Service. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for a large part of the state until 9 p.m.  Around 3 p.m., Anne Arundel was under a tornado warning that expired. Heavy thunderstorms bringing downpours and damaging winds are expected mainly after noon and continuing into overnight, with more than an inch of rainfall and flash flooding possible.
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June 9, 2013
The National Weather Service is forecasting possible showers and thunderstorms for Sunday afternoon into the evening in the greater Baltimore area. The NWS says it will be partly sunny, with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms and temperatures in the low 80s. The chance for that precipitation is only 30 percent, though, according to the NWS. Tonight will also see scattered showers and storms, with temperatures in the upper 60s. The chance for showers and thunderstorms will extend into Monday, according to the NWS forecast.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | July 22, 2013
Heavy rainfall and thunderstorms are likely through the Baltimore region on Monday afternoon and evening, with flash flooding possible, according to the National Weather Service. High temperatures are expected in the mid-80s, the weather service said. On Tuesday, temperatures will reach into the upper 80s under partly sunny skies. Thunderstorms are also possible. Temperatures are expected to remain in the 80s through the week. krector@baltsun.com twitter.com/rectorsun
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | July 9, 2013
A mostly cloudy morning with scattered showers is expected in the Baltimore region on Tuesday, with temperatures nearing 90 degrees and thunderstorms likely in the evening, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures will drop into the 70s overnight, with more clouds, patchy fog and possible showers moving in on Wednesday morning as temperatures climb back into the upper 80s, the weather service said. More thunderstorms are possible Wednesday afternoon and on Thursday.
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By Andrea F. Siegel and Baltimore Sun reporter | April 25, 2010
More than 10,500 customers lost electricity and roads were closed due to high water Sunday evening as two thunderstorms swept through the region. Baltimore City police reported shortly after 9 p.m. that parts of I-83 were flooded. The ramp from I-83 southbound onto West Northern Parkway was flooded. Northern Parkway to Coldspring Lane was closed. In Baltimore County, scattered outages left intersections dark. Police precinct 3, the Franklin precinct, may have been struck by lightning that caused a power outage, police said.
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The Baltimore Sun | December 21, 2011
The National Weather Service is calling for Wednesday to be rainy in the Baltimore area, with a high near 62 and winds becoming southerly between 11 and 14 miles per hour. The rain may be followed by thunderstorms, which are possible after 3 p.m. The chance of precipitation is 100 percent. A small craft advisory is in effect for late Wednesday for the Maryland portion of the Chesapeake Bay and the tidal Potomac River. The advisory will continue through Wednesday evening for the middle and upper tidal Potomac River and into predawn Thursday for the Maryland Chesapeake Bay and lower tidal Potomac River.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | July 8, 2013
Isolated rain showers and thunderstorms are expected in the morning and through the evening on Monday in the Baltimore region, with high temperatures reaching the upper 80s, according to the National Weather Service. Similar weather is expected through the rest of the week. Temperatures are expected to drop into the 70s overnight, with partially sunny skies Tuesday morning making way to more rain showers and potential thunderstorms in the afternoon, the weather service said. Thunderstorms are also possible through the rest of the week and into the weekend, the weather service said.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | July 15, 2014
A series of severe storms blew through the Baltimore region Monday evening, bringing heavy rain, lightning and strong winds that factored into at least one death, officials say. The storms are expected to last through Tuesday. Natural Resources Police found a 42-year-old woman dead Monday in the water in Anne Arundel County where she had been boating during the storm with a 40-year-old Pasadena man, who is missing, spokeswoman Candy Thomson said. The two left Sunday between 10 a.m. and noon, and their boat was found washed up on the rocks at Sparrows Point, Thomson said.
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By Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun | July 12, 2014
A mass of cold air is expected to swoop down from Canada early next week, sparking the potential for strong storms and plunging temperatures to unseasonable lows.  "The ingredients are there for strong to severe thunderstorms," said National Weather Service meteorologist Dan Hofmann.  Sunday and Monday will bring hot, muggy weather, with highs in the low to mid-90s, Hofmann said.  Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible Sunday afternoon and evening. The mass of cool, dry air will sweep into the region some time between Monday afternoon and Tuesday evening, bringing high winds and the potential for intense storms, he said.  Baltimore's Office of Emergency Management warned residents Saturday to prepare for strong storms.  " Early reports say very severe weather is possible Monday & Tuesday.
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By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | July 8, 2014
A line of storms brought 60 mph wind gusts and heavy rain across Central Maryland on Tuesday night.  The National Weather Service received reports of a 61 mph wind gust at Martin State Airport in Middle River and a 58 mph gust in Havre de Grace. Similarly strong gusts were reported in Western Maryland. As the storms approached the Washington, D.C., area, officials postponed the start of a game between the Orioles and Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. A severe thunderstorm watch was in effect across Central Maryland until 11 p.m. #sigshell { float: left; width: 320px; height: 52px; margin: 20px 0px; display: block; }
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By Sean Welsh, The Baltimore Sun | May 27, 2014
A home in Baltimore's Reservoir Hill neighborhood partially collapsed during a thunderstorm Tuesday evening. According to Baltimore fire department spokesman Ian Brennan, crews responded around 6:15 to find a building in the 2100 block of Mount Royal Terrace partially collapsed. No injuries were reported, Brennan said. The fire department cleared the scene around 6:30 p.m., Brennan said, and the city's building inspector was contacted to investigate the scene. The cause of the collapse was not immediately known.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | May 20, 2014
Tuesday was expected to be warm and mostly sunny until the evening, when some showers will move in and thunderstorms are possible after 2 a.m. The National Weather Service predicted a high of 78 with calm winds. The chance of showers or thunderstorms overnight is about 30 percent. Showers and thunderstorms that could drop a quarter to a half-inch of rain are likely on Wednesday, especially after 2 p.m. It will be cloudy with a high of 79 degrees and calm winds. Thursday is expected to repeat the pattern of Wednesday, though it will be slightly warmer and windier.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | May 10, 2014
A severe thunderstorm could bring wind gusts of up to 60 miles per hour and quarter-sized hail this afternoon in the Baltimore area, the National Weather Service warned. The thunderstorm was moving east from Cockeysville and was expected to hit areas including Baltimore, Timonium and Bel Air. The NWS issued a severe thunderstorm warning at 1:20 p.m. that will expire at 2:15 p.m.
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By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | July 1, 2013
Thunderstorms and heavy downpours are possible Monday in the Baltimore area, with highs in the mid-80s, according to the National Weather Service. A flash flood watch was in effect for the entire Baltimore region through Monday night, with as much as 2-4 inches of rain possible in some areas. Storms were expected to pass through overnight Sunday, continuing into Monday morning. More rain and storms are likely in the afternoon and evening Monday. At  Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport , passing showers brough a quarter inch of rain in the 11 a.m. hour.
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By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun | April 12, 2013
Thunderstorms and rain showers are expected to usher in cooler temperatures to the Baltimore area Friday, with highs in the mid-70s, according to the National Weather Service. Showers were likely to start early Friday morning, with a chance of storms through the early afternoon. A so-called "back-door" front, moving in from the east, was expected to cool overnight lows down to the upper 40s and lower 50s. The cold front could bring breezy winds of 10-20 mph. Beyond the front, through the weekend, more seasonable temperatures are forecast.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | April 29, 2014
The storm system that brought tornadoes to parts of the Southeast United States arrived in Baltimore Tuesday, prompting the National Weather Service to call a flash-flood watch for the region through Wednesday night. The downpour, which had dropped a half-inch of rainfall in the city and surrounding counties by Tuesday night, is expected to continue for much of the day and night Wednesday, bringing as much as 3 to 5 inches to the region - and up to 7 in some areas. The weather service reported that conditions would be "capable of producing torrential rainfall … damaging wind gusts and even the threat for a few tornadoes.
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