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Nationals Vs. Orioles: Tarps Are Down In Anticipation Of Heavy Rain

The tarps being placed over the field at Camden Yards and their will be a rain delay between the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles. There is no rain as of yet, but the threat of rain is looming in the Baltimore-area. The original first pitch was scheduled at 7:05 p.m., but there is a severe thunderstorm warning until 7:15 p.m.

The storm is currently Northwest of Baltimore, and the heaviest portion of the storm is expect to travel Southeast and cross right through Baltimore.

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The rain is most likely to hit the stadium starting around 8:30 p.m. as Weather.com projects a 50 percent chance of rain at that time, and the threat of rain is expected to stay between 50 and 100 percent until 9:45 p.m.

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