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NWS: enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms on Thursday

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Be prepared.  The National Weather Service reports that there is an “enhanced” risk for severe weather in the Baltimore area on Thursday. Forecasters say that a warm front moving north of the region on Thursday morning will allow temperatures to get significantly warmer. This will set the stage for potential severe thunderstorms on Thursday afternoon and into …


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Flood Watch issued, heavy rains expected

UPDATE: The Flood Watch has now been extended until noon on Sunday. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD – The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the entire Nottingham area. The watch will be in effect from 8 p.m. Saturday through 10 a.m. Sunday (now noon on Sunday). Scattered to numerous showers and strong-to-possibly severe thunderstorms …


Monkton tornado confirmed by NWS

MONKTON, MD – The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down in the Monkton area during a storm that swept through Maryland on Friday afternoon. A NWS storm survey confirmed that the tornado began at about 3:19 p.m. on Corbett Road between Monkton Farms Drive and Falls Road, and ended at 3:23 p.m. near the intersection …

Tornado Watch issued for much of Maryland until 9 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for the Baltimore area and for all surrounding counties until 9 p.m. on Friday. A series of afternoon storms could produce a tornado, with the strongest storms likely between 4 and 5 p.m. A Tornado Watch means that the formation of a tornado is possible, along with hail and wind gusts …

Tornado Watch issued, severe storms possible Friday evening

UPDATE: The Tornado Watch has been cancelled as the severe weather threat has passed. Original story below… —— The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for the entire Nottingham area for Friday night. The watch will be in effect until midnight on Friday night. A Tornado Watch means that tornadoes are possible, along with hail and wind gusts …

Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory issued for Baltimore area

As the next winter weather system approaches Nottingham, the National Weather Service has issued a pair of alerts for the Baltimore area. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for northern Baltimore County and a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for southern Baltimore County, including Baltimore City. Both alerts will be in effect from 2 p.m. on Sunday until …