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Severe thunderstorm warnings issued in Baltimore region

By Scott Dance, The Baltimore Sun

8:33 PM EDT, July 8, 2014

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A line of storms brought 60 mph wind gusts and heavy rain across Central Maryland on Tuesday night. 

The National Weather Service received reports of a 61 mph wind gust at Martin State Airport in Middle River and a 58 mph gust in Havre de Grace. Similarly strong gusts were reported in Western Maryland.

As the storms approached the Washington, D.C., area, officials postponed the start of a game between the Orioles and Washington Nationals at Nationals Park.

A severe thunderstorm watch was in effect across Central Maryland until 11 p.m.