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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 …


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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 …