Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold has lifted restrictions on water use throughout the county, except for Herald Harbor, and has ordered that cooling centers remain open until power is restored to the remaining 40,000 homes and businesses.
The storms may be gone, but the damage will linger for weeks.
Millions across the mid-Atlantic region sweltered Saturday in the aftermath of violent storms that pummeled the eastern U.S. with high winds and downed trees, killing at least 13 people and leaving 3 million without power during a triple-digit heat wave.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has issued a state of emergency declaration as the state cleans up from thunderstorms that killed at least two people.
The storm hit fast and hit hard. In many communities, it had a devastating impact.
A tractor-trailer crashed into a jersey wall on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge during a powerful thunderstorm in which winds approached 80 mph.
Lightning from a thunderstorm that swept through Maryland struck a home in Frederick County, starting a fire.
Pepco says more than 2,300 customers are still without power after severe thunderstorms that blew through the Washington area Friday evening.
Authorities in Prince George’s County say strong winds damaged buildings in Bladensburg.
We hit 100 degrees yesterday. That ties the old record, last set in 1923. It was the hottest day since July 29 of last year, when we hit 101 degrees.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has confirmed that 10 tornadoes touched down in Maryland on Friday.
Rebuilding is about to begin in Baltimore County, as homeowners go about the business of assessing their damages.