By Chelsea Ingram

MARYLAND (WJZ) — A strong cold front pushed through central Maryland Sunday evening.

As it moved through, it brought showers and storms, some of which were severe with heavy winds.

The main threat Sunday evening is isolated instances of damaging winds. A wind advisory has been issued for areas west of Baltimore.

A coastal flood warning is in effect late into Sunday as well for parts of the state.

There was a severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s, St. Mary’s counties until 9:15 p.m.

There was also one in effect for Dorchester and Wicomico counties until 9:45 p.m.

Caroline and Talbot counties also had severe thunderstorm warnings until 10 p.m.

At least 12,000 lost power by 8 p.m., BGE reports.

A severe thunderstorm watch was in effect Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Kent, Montgomery, Prince George’s, Queen Anne, Somerset, St. Mary’s, Talbot, Wicomico, Worcester counties and Baltimore City.

Gusts to 50mph were expected Sunday evening in the areas highlighted in blue.

Behind the front, skies will rapidly clear as westerly winds pick up.

A mostly sunny day is expected Monday with temperatures near normal.

A reinforcing cold front will arrive on Tuesday, ushering in much colder air for the middle of the week. Highs on Wednesday will be in the mid 40s.

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Chelsea Ingram

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