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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • July 2014 was Baltimore's coolest since 2009, 17th-mildest on record

    July 2014 was Baltimore's coolest since 2009, 17th-mildest on record
    July didn't quite feel like mid-summer in Baltimore, with persistently cool air making it one of the mildest in years. The average temperature of 75.6 degrees at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is the coolest there since...
  • Strong or severe storms forecast for afternoon, evening

    Strong or severe storms forecast for afternoon, evening
    Strong storms, some possibly turning severe, are expected to bring brief periods of heavy rain and gusty winds across Central Maryland on Wednesday afternoon and evening. Meteorologists at the Storm Prediction Center do not expect to issue a severe...
  • Fallston man, homes across the region struck by lightning this week

    Lightning struck a Fallston man and was blamed for several house fires as storms moved through the region this week, volunteer fire companies and fire departments said. The man, who was not identified, was struck about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday while...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Arthur prompts Ocean City to shift fireworks to Saturday

    Arthur prompts Ocean City to shift fireworks to Saturday
    Ocean City officials have postponed the town's Fourth of July fireworks show by a day, saying Tropical Storm Arthur could challenge set-up efforts Friday. The display is scheduled for 9:30 p.m. Saturday, instead of Friday. "Due to the passing storm...
  • 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...
  • 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....