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Weekend waterspout caught on film near Chesapeake Bay Bridge [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—A wild weather phenomenon was caught on video in Maryland over the weekend. At just before 3 p.m. on Saturday, Tessa Gunnell captured amazing footage of a waterspout while crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. In the video, the waterspout can be seen spinning and kicking up spray, and at one point there almost appears to be a second vortex. …


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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 …


NWS confirms EF-2 tornado hit Annapolis, EF-0 tornado hit Edgemere

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in Maryland on Wednesday. The powerful storms touched down as Tropical Depression Ida swept through Maryland. Officials say an EF-2 tornado hit the Annapolis area on Wednesday. The twister packed 125 mph winds and was on the ground from 2:00 p.m. to 2:23 p.m. EDT. It had a …

Annapolis tornado caught on video, local damage reports still coming in

BALTIMORE, MD—Damage reports are still pouring in after Tropical Depression Ida swept through Maryland on Wednesday. A confirmed tornado swept through portions of Annapolis and Edgewater, destroying homes, schools, buildings, and more. Multiple tornado warnings were issued for parts of Baltimore County as well. Maryland State Police say they responded to over 92 crashes on Wednesday. Photos and video of …

Tornado Warning issued for Middle River, Bowleys Quarters, Chase; tornado confirmed

UPDATE: Another Tornado Warning has been issued for Nottingham, White Marsh, Rosedale, and Perry Hall. Original story below… — MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The National Weather Service has issued another Tornado Warning for Baltimore County. This third warning covers Middle River, Chase, Dundalk, Edgewood, Joppa, and Bowleys Quarters and will remain in effect until 3:15 p.m. At 246 p.m., a confirmed tornado …

Two Tornado Warnings issued for Baltimore County; tornado on the ground in Edgewater [VIDEO]

UPDATE 2: A fourth Tornado Warning has been issued for Nottingham, White Marsh, Rosedale, and Perry Hall. UPDATE: A third Tornado Warning has been issued for the Middle River area. NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for Long Green, Glen Arm, White Hall, and other portions of northern Baltimore County. The warning for the Long Green/Glen …

Maryland State Fair closed Wednesday due to potential tornadoes from Ida, Flood Warning issued for Nottingham area

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—For those who were thinking about going to the Maryland State Fair on Wednesday, officials have announced that the fair will be closed on Wednesday due to potential tornadoes …

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 …