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Maryland weather: Severe thunderstorm watch canceled Sunday but still chance of storms

A weekend of pleasant fall weather ended with some rain in the Baltimore area, but predicted storms bringing a possible tornado and damaging winds mainly passed over the area Sunday afternoon.

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The National Weather Service has canceled a severe thunderstorm watch Sunday that warned of isolated severe storms in the afternoon and evening and the possibility of a brief tornado and large hail. The watch covered parts of Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia and West Virginia until 7 p.m.

Sunday’s high was 77.

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Rain showers are predicted before 11 p.m., with isolated showers before midnight. Scattered thunderstorms with wind gusts that could reach up to 22 mph are likely after 5 p.m.

The storms will mostly clear out to the Chesapeake Bay throughout Sunday night. Monday and Tuesday will be sunny with highs in the 70s. Winds could hit speeds of 24 mph Monday.

Saturday brought the coldest low temperature recorded yet this September at 47 degrees.


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