Weather

Tornado Watch issued for 13 Maryland counties



UPDATE: Several Tornado Warnings are now in effect for Baltimore County.

Original story below…

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NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for 13 counties in Maryland.

The watch covers the Baltimore metro area will be in effect until 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

As Tropical Depression Ida moves through the state, conditions will be favorable for the development of tornadoes.

Heavy rains are also expected in the area and a Flood Watch is in effect.

Goveror Larry Hogan has directed MEMA to raise the state activation level and all Baltimore County Public Schools will dismiss three hours early on Wednesday.



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