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Rainfall surpassed 10 inches in northern Anne Arundel

The Green Haven area of Pasadena saw the highest reported rainfall in Tuesday's storm, 10.32 inches, according to the National Weather Service.

The heaviest rain in the region fell across northern Anne Arundel County and southeastern Baltimore County, according to weather service reports.

Other totals included:

  • 7.55 inches in Pasadena
  • 6.3 inches at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
  • 8.5 inches near Dundalk
  • 5.42 inches in downtown Baltimore
  • 5.25 inches near Hanover
  • 4.61 inches in Savage
  • 3.98 inches near Columbia
  • 5.53 inches near Dunkirk in Southern Maryland

CoCoRaHS, a collaborative of weather spotters who measure precipitation, reported its highest total near Queenstown in Queen Anne's County, 9.92 inches.

Its highest report in Anne Arundel was 7.42 inches in Pasadena, while 8.75 inches was reported just over the Baltimore City line in Dundalk.

The rainfall total at BWI, the point of record for Baltimore, smashed a record of 4.91 inches for Tuesday's date, and it ranked as the second-rainiest single day in Baltimore, after Aug. 23, 1933, when 7.62 inches fell.

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