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Forecasters: Tornado hit Baltimore Amazon center, killing 2

Emergency personnel look over damage, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, after a weather-related building collapse at an Amazon distribution warehouse on Baltimore's southeast side Friday night.  Chief Roman Clark tells the Sun that a 50-foot wall collapsed late Friday at the Amazon Fulfillment Center as a storm hit the area.   (Ulysses Munoz/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

Officials confirm it was a tornado that ripped apart some of an Amazon distribution warehouse in Baltimore, killing two men who worked for outside employers. The National Weather Service reports the tornado Friday night packed winds peaking at around 105 mph  and ...

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Officials confirm tornado hit Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Traffic is backed up on Route 8, a result of storm damage on Kent Island Monday, July 24, 2017, in Kent Island, Md. A National Weather Service team is headed to Maryland’s Eastern Shore Monday to determine whether a tornado touched down there amid severe storms.  (Paul W. Gillespie/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

STEVENSVILLE — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The weather service says the tornado touched down around 1:30 a.m. Monday near Stevensville in Queen Anne’s County. Meteorologists say the tornado’s wind ...

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Dozens of Baltimore County schools closing for heat

TOWSON — Dozens of Baltimore County schools that do not have air conditioning are closed Friday because of the heat. The temporary closures of 37 schools are because of a measure approved by the county’s board of education earlier this ...

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National Weather Service gets advanced data system

The National Weather Service, headquartered in Silver Spring, has upgraded its weather data system. Waltham, Mass-based Raytheon announced Thursday that it had finished rolling out the system, which may help the weather service make even more precise and timely weather ...

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Freezing rain prompts Md. rush-hour advisory

HAGERSTOWN — The National Weather Service is advising rush-hour travelers in Baltimore and Washington to beware of icy roads in areas north and west of the cities. Forecasters say pockets of freezing rain will persist into the evening Tuesday before ...

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Weather service to survey Md., Del. storm damage

The National Weather Service crews will inspect damage around Maryland and Delaware after severe storms blew through the region. Meteorologist Brandon Peloquin says storm survey crews will visit several locations in central and southern Maryland on Tuesday to determine whether ...

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Flight cancellations expected as storm barrels toward Mid-Atlantic

A late-winter storm barreled through the Midwest, snarling air travel in and out of Chicago, and it will soon take aim at busy airports around Washington, D.C. By late morning Tuesday, more than 1,200 flights had been canceled, almost all ...

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Storm preparations made across Mid-Atlantic

HAGERSTOWN — Road crews coated highways with brine and utility companies secured extra workers Tuesday as a double-barreled winter storm threatened to bring traffic snarls and power outages to Washington and the Middle Atlantic region. A flurry of cancellations and ...

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State politicians, agencies prepare for Hurricane Sandy

There may be nothing that sends government agencies and elected officials to their email lists with greater haste than an impending natural disaster.

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