BALTIMORE (WJZ) –– Baltimore County Public Schools has postponed all outdoor athletic events on Thursday afternoon due to severe weather.

While outdoor activities are on hold, indoor athletic practices may carry on as scheduled at the discretion of each school’s athletic director, the school district said.

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The decision comes in response to a round of storms expected to reach the Baltimore metropolitan area late Wednesday afternoon and into the evening.

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Keep an eye on the latest forecast with the WJZ First Alert Weather team both on air and online.

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CBS Baltimore Staff