Tornadoes, flooding a concern for Baltimore area

BALTIMORE - A tornado watch has been issued for the entire Baltimore area until 7 p.m . ABC2 News will provide hourly weather updates on the progress of these storms.

(2:45 p.m.) This line of storms is capable of producing 60 mph winds as it moves to the NE at 45 mph. Westerminster, Sykesville, Manchester, Owings Mills, and Reisterstown be ready!


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(2:25 p.m.) After school activities in the following school systems/districts have been canceled in response to the potential for severe weather:

Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Baltimore County Public Schools, Cecil County Public Schools, Harford County Public Schools, Kent County Public Schools

   

(1:50 p.m.)    Fire units are monitoring a coastal flooding situation on Millers Island in eastern Baltimore County. Crews report about six inches of water in some roadways, affecting access to about a half dozen houses. The next high tide occurs around 10 p.m. The situation may worsen as high tide approaches. A coastal flood warning is in effect from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Wednesday.

(1 p.m.) Carroll and Frederick counties continue to get slammed with severe weather and flash flooding. Severe thunderstorm WARNING until 2:15 p.m. for those two counties.

Storms over VA/NC will be in the Baltimore area by 4pm.

(12:15 p.m.) Latest radar scan shows the most intense winds and storms over Frederick County moving into extreme NW Carroll County at the moment. Gusty winds continue over Baltimore City. Latest observation from BWI airport shows a 32 mph wind gust.


Prepare for possible storms  

• Tornado warning tips for home

• Tornado warning tips for the road

• Safety tips for driving in heavy rain

 

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