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Maryland weather: Thunderstorms likely Wednesday afternoon, meteorologists say

Thunderstorms are likely across Central Maryland early Wednesday evening, and flash flooding is possible to the west of the region, meteorologists said.

Maryland is on the edge of an area that forecasters say could see damaging winds. The Storm Prediction Center expects about a 5 percent chance of severe winds in west-central Maryland, and up to 15 percent chances across Western Maryland.

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Maryland health officials report first heat-related death of summer, a Prince George's County man

Hot weather was a factor in the recent death of a man in Prince George's County, state health officials said, Maryland's first heat-related casualty of the summer.

Health officials do not provide or confirm details on the identities of victims or the circumstances surrounding their deaths, other than sharing their gender and a broad age range. The man was between 18 and 44.

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Maryland weather: Light showers predicted for Baltimore on Tuesday afternoon as thousands remain without power

The worst of the regional storms spared Baltimore County, where about 1,400 BGE customers remained without power following Monday’s storms.

Initially, more than 20,000 households were without electricity after the storm. Almost all of the power outages were located in Baltimore County on Tuesday afternoon, with more than 350 without power in Baltimore City.

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Baltimore's earliest sunrise of the year comes Thursday

Baltimore’s earliest sunrise of the year, by a matter of seconds, comes Thursday.

Sunrises have been arriving at 5:39 a.m. since Friday, and will continue coming that early until the summer solstice June 21. Thursday’s is the earliest.

The latest sunsets, on the other hand, come after the solstice, at 8:37 p.m. around June 27-28.

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Maryland weather: More rain through Monday afternoon, but widespread flooding not expected

Rain is expected to continue through Monday afternoon in the Baltimore area, though meteorologists aren’t expecting widespread flooding risks.

A flood watch throughout Central Maryland and a flood warning for parts of the Baltimore region had been lifted as of Monday morning.

Monday’s forecast in Baltimore calls for showers before 2 p.m.

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Storms dump 7.5 inches of rain in Ocean City, flooding Coastal Highway

A heavy afternoon deluge flooded Maryland’s biggest beach town and shut down its main highway on a busy weekend for tourists and graduation ceremonies.

More than 7.5 inches of rain fell between noon and 5:30 p.m., said Joe Theobald, director of emergency services for Ocean City. And more rain was forecast to fall.

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