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Flights resume at BWI after lightning strike shutdown

- The Washington Times - Thursday, September 12, 2013

A spokesman for Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport said air traffic has resumed Thursday after all flights were grounded in the afternoon due to a possible lightning strike.

The airport tweeted at about 4:45 p.m. that two runways remain closed, but all flights are expected to resume about 6 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm watch was issued across Central Maryland until 10 p.m.

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