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Second night of severe storms hit Baltimore area

Several trees and wires were downed in storms that passed through Harford County, the second evening in a row of severe storms to hit the Baltimore area.

On Sunday evening, storms led to extensive flooding in Harford County. On Monday evening, storms took down trees and power lines, according to the National Weather Service.

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'It's devastating': Tornado causes extensive damage on Kent Island

Gennifer Errigo leapt out of bed as soon as she heard the tornado warning blare from her phone and bolted for her 14-year-old daughter. Before she even made it to her bedroom door, she heard a deafening boom.

A tree had collapsed on the roof of Errigo’s Stevensville's home — one of hundreds that would topple across Kent Island in the wee hours of Monday morning as a tornado ripped across the island.

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Tornado with 125 mph winds causes extensive damage on Kent Island

A tornado with 125 mph wind gusts tore a path of damage through the Stevensville area of Kent Island overnight.

Homes were destroyed, large trees toppled and metal electricity poles twisted in the Bay City neighborhood, on the western shore of the island in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay. One injury was reported, Queen Anne’s County officials said.

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Yes, Artscape weekend is usually hot — but not always the hottest

Every summer, it seems like an inevitable heat wave rolls into Baltimore just in time for Artscape.

This year, the largely outdoor free music and arts festival will take place during a Code Red heat advisory, meaning the heat poses a health risk. Art-lovers could face dehydration and hyperthermia as temperatures climb into the mid-90s, with a heat index of 106 for Friday.

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Code Red heat advisory continues Friday through Artscape weekend

Baltimore’s Code Red heat advisory continues today through the weekend as Baltimore kicks off Artscape, the nation’s largest free arts festival.

Temperatures in the high 90s are forecasted for the next few days. The National Weather Service predicts a high of 98 degrees Friday, with the heat index forecast to approach 107 degrees.

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One rescued from car after two feet of water deluge Reisterstown Road

One person was rescued by the Baltimore County fire department after swift water overtook a road in Reisterstown on Monday afternoon.

About two feet of water flooded an area around Reisterstown and Cherry Valley roads around 3:30 p.m., EMS Lieutenant Tim Rostkowski said. Two cars were stranded.

The occupant of one of the cars was able to escape.

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