New event. Tornado Warning from 8/18/2021 3:12 PM to 3:45 PM EDT for Western Maryland. More information.
Interactive NWS Alert
Radar valid at 345 pm EDT, Aug 18th 2021
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
312 PM EDT Wed Aug 18 2021
The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a
* Tornado Warning for...
Northwestern Washington County in north central Maryland...
Eastern Allegany County in western Maryland...
* Until 345 PM EDT.
* At 312 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Barnes Gap, or 10 miles west of Hancock, moving
northeast at 25 mph.
SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT...For those in the direct path of a tornado touchdown,
flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Damage to roofs, siding, and windows may occur.
Mobile homes may be damaged or destroyed. Tree damage is
* This tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of
northwestern Washington and eastern Allegany Counties, including
the following locations... Bellegrove and Forest Park.
TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.
LAT...LON 3972 7827 3966 7838 3967 7840 3972 7834
TIME...MOT...LOC 1912Z 226DEG 24KT 3968 7837
MAX HAIL SIZE...<.75 IN
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