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Heat index could hit 100 Friday in Baltimore before another chance of heavy downpours in the evening

The heat index is forecast to approach 100 around Baltimore for a second day in a row Friday afternoon, before a cold front carries in yet another chance for heavy downpours across the region.

High temperatures are forecast in the lower 90s, with high levels of humidity as hot and moist air blows in from the southwest.

That is forecast to make it feel as hot as the upper 90s or 100 degrees.

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Maryland weather: Wildfire smoke from Western U.S. affecting air quality in Baltimore as heat index nears 100

Wildfire smoke from the western U.S. has reached Baltimore, and was worsening air quality as temperatures and humidity surged Thursday.

A "Code Orange" air quality alert is in effect, indicating unhealthy conditions for sensitive groups including children, the elderly and people with heart or lung disease.

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Maryland-Virginia-D.C. area has seen more flood warnings over the past month than anywhere else in the country

It has been a busy month for meteorologists who oversee the Baltimore and Washington regions. The local office of the National Weather Service has issued more than five flood warnings a day, on average, far more than anywhere else in the country.

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Maryland weather: Monday storms leave cars trapped, trees down in Baltimore area; chance of storms Tuesday

Quick-moving downpours passed through the region Monday evening, lifting cars off roadways, downing tree limbs and causing other damage in a region that’s already seen historic levels of rain this summer.

Around 12 cars had been lifted off Loch Raven Boulevard near Walker Avenue in Parkville earlier in the evening, according to the National Weather Service.

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Maryland weather: Flash flood watch issued for Baltimore region

With heavy thunderstorms and showers expected Saturday afternoon, a flash flood watch has been issued for the Baltimore region.

The flash flood watch is in effect until 1 a.m. Sunday for Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Howard, Carroll and Baltimore counties.

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Another soggy stretch forecast to arrive this weekend around Baltimore

Another stretch of soggy weather is forecast to arrive in the Baltimore region this weekend.

The National Weather Service predicts unsettled conditions from Friday night into Monday. Heavier showers and storms could cause some flooding over the weekend.

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