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Flash flooding, severe storms possible Thursday night

Storms could bring damaging wind gusts, flash flooding and possibly tornadoes Thursday night or early Friday morning.

The region is under a severe thunderstorm watch through midnight, and a flash flood watch through early Friday morning.

An area of low pressure was developing over Virginia on Thursday, tracking to the northeast.

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Tornado confirmed on Eastern Shore near Easton

Eastern Shore towns Easton, Trappe and Oxford were under a tornado warning early Thursday afternoon, a day after a waterspout was spotted near Assateague Island.

Emergency managers confirmed that a tornado was spotted just before 1 p.m. near Trappe. The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for eastern Talbot County and southwestern Caroline County until 1:15 p.m.

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Tornado spotted in Worcester County near Assateague Island

Southeastern Worcester County was under a tornado warning early Wednesday afternoon after a waterspout was spotted moving onshore near Assateague Island.

The National Weather Service issued the warning at 12:47 p.m., until 1:15 p.m., saying "a confirmed waterspout" was seen near Snow Hill moving southeast toward Assateague.

The tornado was expected to remain over rural areas of Worcester County.

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As heat lingers, stormy stretch forecast in Baltimore

A stubborn heat wave was slow to wane Wednesday, a seventh consecutive day in the 90s or hotter, as a relatively cool yet stormy stretch of weather began.

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport hit 95 degrees Wednesday afternoon. BWI, the region's point of record, has now hit the 90s for 13 days out of the past two weeks.

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Hot weather cancels three summer school programs

Problems with air conditioning systems shut down three Baltimore City Public Schools summer programs on Tuesday, the district said.

Excel Academy, Forth Worthington Elementary and Harford Heights were closed due to problems with their cooling systems. Baltimore schools made the announcement on Twitter Monday night, following one of the hottest days of the year.

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Baltimore temperature hits triple digits for first time since 2012; heat to continue through rest of week

Triple-digit temperatures baked Baltimore for the first time in four years Monday, and forecasters predicted highs in the 90s through the rest of the week.

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport reached a high of 100 degrees at 1:36 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. It was the first time the region's point of record has hit that mark since July 18, 2012.

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