Storms downed trees and utility wires and left thousands in the dark in Delaware and Maryland.
There is a risk of thunderstorms with damaging winds and a few tornadoes from Wednesday night to Thursday night in parts of the mid-Atlantic and South.
We have a few residual showers and t-storms across the region right now, and we should be allowing for these the next couple of hours as a slow moving cold front is being held back by a weak wave of low pressure that has developed along it.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for most of Maryland until 10 p.m. Friday.
A strong cold front will approach from our west bringing us widespread rainfall and the chance for scattered and gusty thunderstorms Thursday night through Friday’s morning commute.
MARC trains on the Penn Line from Perryville to Washington are experiencing delays of 30 minutes to an hour because of signal issues.
The weather across the Northeast and in the mid-Atlantic states Monday should pick up where Sunday left off.
It’s the last day for Maryland residents to submit comments about electric companies’ handling of the “derecho” storm in June that caused days of power outages.
Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) said that more than 24,000 of its customers lost power due to Saturday’s storms. Of those, over 14,900 are still without electricity.
The National Weather Service says weekend storms dumped record amounts of rain at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
The last of the short waves associated with the upper trough that has been ever so slowly inching toward the area will move across the area Wednesday afternoon. It will bring a good deal of clouds along with a couple of showers and a
thunderstorm. Mainly in areas east of I-95 there is potential for severe storms and flooding downpours Wednesday afternoon and early evening. Then the whole shebang finally moves away overnight and we get into a settled pattern for the better part of a couple of days.
As some very humid air continues to flow into the Eastern region early Thursday we’re going to be watching a cool front closely during the next 24-36 hours.