Maryland Weather: Ocean City Could See Severe Storms Friday Night

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Beachgoers this holiday weekend should be wary of storms threatening Maryland’s coast, particularly in Ocean City.

Showers and thunderstorms are likely in the resort city before 8 p.m., the National Weather Service said.

New precipitation amounts after 7 p.m. are less than a tenth of an inch, except for higher amounts possible in thunderstorms, the agency said.

The National Weather Service warned of a “life-threatening” storm that had the potential to produce 80 mph winds and ping pong-sized hail. The area was under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 7 p.m.