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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 …


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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 …


Heavy rain, tornadoes possible as Tropical Storm Fred remnants pass through Maryland

UPDATE: A Tornado Watch is now in effect for the Baltimore area. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Wednesday will be a wet, stormy day in the Baltimore area as the remnants of Tropical Storm Fred pass by to the west. The National Weather Service says there will be a threat for isolated tornadoes and damaging winds, as well as flash flooding. …

NWS confirms EF-1 tornado touched down in Baltimore County on Thursday

JACKSONVILLE, MD—The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Baltimore County on Thursday. The EF-1 twister touched down in Jacksonville at just before 5 p.m. EDT, packed 95 mph winds, and caused damage across a 2-mile stretch of the county. The tornado was about 120 wide and initially touched down just north of the intersection of …

Tornado Warning, Flash Flood Warning issued for Baltimore County

UPDATE: The Tornado Warning has been cancelled, however a Tornado Watch remains in effect until noon. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—As Tropical Storm Isaias passes through Maryland, the National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning and a Flash Flood Warning for portions of Baltimore County. The Tornado Warning will be in effect until 10 a.m. and affects White Marsh, …

Five tornadoes confirmed in Maryland on Friday morning

BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service has confirmed that a total of five tornadoes touched down in the Maryland area on Friday. Meteorologists say that EF-1 tornadoes touched down in Montgomery County, Carroll County, Cecil County, and Fredrick County. An EF-0 tornado also touched down in Montgomery County. All five tornadoes struck between 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on Friday morning. …

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 …