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  • Severe thunderstorms possible Monday and Tuesday as cold front swoops into region

    Severe thunderstorms possible Monday and Tuesday as cold front swoops into region
    A mass of cold air is expected to swoop down from Canada early next week, sparking the potential for strong storms and plunging temperatures to unseasonable lows.  "The ingredients are there for strong to severe thunderstorms," said National Weather...
  • River Valley Ranch officials say they were monitoring storm that killed boy, 12

    River Valley Ranch officials say they were monitoring storm that killed boy, 12
    As Doug High recounted the events surrounding a deadly storm that hammered a religious summer camp in Carroll County, he was struck by his injured daughter's words. The first thing she asked when he picked her up at the hospital was, "Daddy, why did God...
  • Sunny and warm with small chance of showers Friday

    Sunny and warm with small chance of showers Friday
    Friday is expected to be sunny with highs in the mid-80s, though forecasters are calling for chances of scattered afternoon thunderstorms and showers. The National Weather Service said there was about a 20 percent chance of rain after noon, with light...
  • Flash flood warning issued amid downpour

    Flash flood warning issued amid downpour
    Thursday is expected to be hot and sunny with a small chance for scattered thunderstorms throughout the day, according to the National Weather Service. A flash flood warning was declared Thursday afternoon amid a downpour in the city. The warning is in...
  • Thunderstorms rip through Harford Tuesday, Wednesday

    Thunderstorms rip through Harford Tuesday, Wednesday
    Darlington resident Jackie Curry estimates she was "about four seconds from death" Tuesday evening when a tree fell on her property and nearly crushed her while she was on her riding mower. Bands of fast moving thunderstorms accompanied by high winds...
  • One dead, eight injured by falling trees at Carroll County summer camp during storm

    One dead, eight injured by falling trees at Carroll County summer camp during storm
    One child was killed and eight others were injured by falling tree branches at a Christian summer camp in Carroll County during Tuesday night's storm, a fire department spokesman said. The children were on their way inside at River Valley Ranch in the...
  • Severe thunderstorm warnings issued in Baltimore region

    Severe thunderstorm warnings issued in Baltimore region
    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....
  • One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region

    One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region
    A series of severe storms blew through the Baltimore region Monday evening, bringing heavy rain, lightning and strong winds that factored into at least one death, officials say. The storms are expected to last through Tuesday. Natural Resources Police...
  • Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth

    Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth
    Three people have died in Maryland waters in as many days, and a U.S. Coast Guard search is underway for another who went missing Monday, authorities said. The bodies of two boaters were found after their vessel encountered storms Sunday into Monday....
  • Storms bring hail, wind damage, flooding; BSO cancels concert

    Storms bring hail, wind damage, flooding; BSO cancels concert
    Storms brought damaging winds, large hail and flooding across the state Thursday afternoon, with more possible later in the evening as a cold front approaches. Wind damaged a building on Route 1 in College Park, and hail an inch in diameter was reported...
  • Tropical Storm Arthur looms over Fourth of July celebrations, but expected to stay off shore

    Tropical Storm Arthur looms over Fourth of July celebrations, but expected to stay off shore
    The season's first tropical storm is expected to brush the mid-Atlantic coast just in time for the Fourth of July, but it is a cold front helping steer the system offshore that could deliver storms and heavy downpours before a cooler, drier holiday...
  • Heat index tops 100; severe storm watch issued

    Heat index tops 100; severe storm watch issued
    Oppressive humidity and 90-degree temperatures had heat index values pushing 100 degrees Wednesday afternoon and posed risks of severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail in the afternoon and evening. The heat index hit 105 degrees by 2 p....