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- With rainfall likely throughout Thursday evening, the National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for the Baltimore region.
- After several days of hot and humid weather, temperatures are expected to be slightly cooler throughout the rest of the week with Thursday’s high being 83 degrees.
- Maryland utility leaders, regulators and critics say further preparation for increasingly extreme weather depends on how much we are willing to spend to harden the power system.
- Baltimore and cities like it face tremendous challenges keeping residents safe and healthy from the threat of increasingly frequent and extreme heat waves.
- A flash flood watch is in effect in Central Maryland until 2 a.m. Thursday, with several rounds of thunderstorms expected to hit the area, forecasters say.
- Amtrak said it will resume Northeast Corridor service Friday after halting train service Thursday due to flooding from Tropical Depression Ida.
- The tornado that tore through Annapolis and Edgewater on Wednesday afternoon reached winds of up to 125 mph and traveled 11.25 miles, according to the National Weather Service.
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- After a tornado tore through parts of Anne Arundel County and Tropical Depression Ida brought heavy rain to Maryland on Wednesday afternoon, various public services will be either halted or limited Thursday as officials continue to handle cleanup efforts.
- A tornado was confirmed in the Annapolis area Wednesday, the National Weather Service said, leaving behind widespread damage. Some Maryland residents shared dramatic video of the storm moving through.
- A tornado was confirmed via radar in Anne Arundel County on Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather Service said, as the remnants of Tropical Depression Ida reached Maryland, bringing with them powerful storms.
- Hurricane Ida could bring up to 6 inches of rain to parts of Western Maryland by midweek and is expected to bring several days of storms throughout the state.
- Hot temperatures in the Baltimore area Friday could give way to afternoon showers and thunderstorms, forecasters say.
- Parts of Central and Northern Maryland, including the Baltimore area, are under a flash flood watch Friday morning as rain continues after a week of on-and-off storms.
- Scattered thunderstorms and rain could remain overnight Wednesday as Tropical Depression Fred moves out of Maryland and up to New York, forecasters said.