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National Weather Service: Ida spawned 21 tornadoes along destructive path

BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service has confirmed that Ida spawned a total of 21 tornadoes as the powerful storm swept across the U.S. this week. The system generated one EF-3, three EF-2s, seven EF-1s, and ten 10 EF-0s. In Maryland, three tornadoes have been confirmed…an EF-2 in Anne Arundel County (Annapolis) that was on the ground for 11.5 miles, an …


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Tornado activity, flooding chances increase as Ida remnants approach Maryland

UPDATE: Governor Larry Hogan has directed MEMA to raise the state activation level and all Baltimore County Public Schools will dismiss three hours early on Wednesday. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Severe weather is likely on Wednesday and into Thursday as the remnants of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Ida move through Maryland. The Baltimore County Department of Emergency Management says that the …


Remnants of Ida could dump up to 6 inches of rain over Maryland, may spawn tornadoes

UPDATE: Forecasters say the chances for tornado activity and flash flooding in the Baltimore metro area on Wednesday have increased. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The remnants of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Ida are expected to pass through Maryland on Wednesday and into Thursday. After battering parts of Louisiana, the National Weather Service says the system is expected to bring heavy rainfall …

Flash Flood Watch issued for Baltimore area as Hurricane Ida remnants approach

UPDATE: Forecasters now say the remnants of Ida could dump up to six inches of rain over parts of Maryland. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the Baltimore area. The watch will be in effect from Wednesday morning through Thursday morning. The remnants of Hurricane Ida will interact with a …

Hurricane Ida projected path to potentially impact Maryland next week

UPDATE: Forecasters now say the remnants of Ida could dump up to six inches of rain over parts of Maryland. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Hurricane Ida is expected to make landfall in Louisiana on Sunday, but could also impact Maryland by the middle of next week. As of 11 a.m. ET on Saturday, Hurricane Ida was located 350 miles …

Tropical Storm Elsa Projected Path: Tropical Storm Watch issued for portions of Maryland

UPDATE: A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for southern Baltimore County. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for portions of Maryland as Tropical Storm Elsa make landfall in Florida. The storm is expected to slowly make its way up the East Coast, affecting portions of Maryland late Thursday night and into Friday evening. …

Zeta to bring wind, rain to Maryland on Thursday [VIDEO]

UPDATE: A Flood Watch has been issued for central Maryland as Zeta approaches the region. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The remnants of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Zeta will bring gusty winds and heavy rain to Maryland on Thursday. As of 11 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Hurricane Zeta was located 235 miles SSW of New Orleans, LA moving north at 18 MPH. …

Zeta expected to bring heavy rains to Mid-Atlantic by Thursday evening

UPDATE: A video update from the National Weather Service is available here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The 27th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season will bring wet weather to the Mid-Atlantic region later this week. Zeta made landfall in the Yucatan Peninsula as a Category 1 hurricane on Monday night, bringing heavy rains to the area. By …