UPDATE: A Flash Flood Watch has also been issued and will remain in effect until 11 p.m.
Original story below…
NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the Baltimore area.
The watch will remain in effect until 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
Strong storms are possible as heat indices move into the low 100s throughout the afternoon. m A Heat Advisory is also in effect.
Storms may contain hail, wind gusts of up to 70 MPH, and frequent lightning.
Residents should stay tuned to their local forecast.