Train Service Restored, Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect

The storm could bring large hail to the region Thursday.

Afternoon thunderstorms are developing Thursday that could lead to large hail or gusty winds, the National Weather Service reported.

MARC and Amtrak train service were suspended between Perryville and Washington, D.C., around 5 p.m. due to problems with overhead wires caused by the severe weather, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. By 5:30 p.m., transportation officials said that service had been restored but there would be major delays.

The weather service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for most of the state from 2:15 to 10 p.m. on Thursday.

The following areas are included in the watch: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Calvert, Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Kent, Montgomery, Prince George's, Queen Anne's, Somerset, St. Mary's, Talbot, Washington, Wicomico and Worcester.

A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect for Harford County from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. as a strong storm was detected near Aberdeen and Havre de Grace, the National Weather Service reported. Winds greater than 60 mph were possible, according to the weather service, which advised staying indoors and away from windows.


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