Tornado Watch Affects Parts of the State as Heavy Rains Move In – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – A tornado continues to guard the east coast of Maryland Monday afternoon as the cold front brings heavy rain and storms to the region.

A series of storms triggered a number of tornado warnings in the counties of Caroline, Cecil, Harford and Queen Anne; all those tornado warnings were cleared.

The tornado clock is valid until 7 pm:

  • Calvert County
  • Caroline County
  • Dorchester County
  • Kent County
  • Somerset County
  • St. Mary’s County
  • Talbot County
  • County Wicomico
  • Worcester County

The Six Flags America COVID-19 test site will be closed for the rest of Monday due to the tornado clock.

Heavy rains have also led to flooding in some parts of the state. Flood warning is valid until 7:15 p.m. in southeastern Baltimore County, 7:45 p.m. in east-central Baltimore and 19:45 in southwestern Harford County.

Areas such as the Middle River, Essex, Perry Hall, Rosedale, Rossville, White Marsh, Bowleys Quarters, Kingsville, Joppatowne, Nottingham, Martin State Airport and Gunpowder may experience flooding.

Coastal flood advice will also take effect Monday afternoon in parts of the Baltimore region.

The National Meteorological Service Consultant will be in effect in South Baltimore County and the city of Baltimore from 4pm to 10pm Monday night.

Earlier on Monday, NWS said the water would almost obscure the boardwalk at the dragon boat harbor in the inner harbor, and there could be flooding at the end of Thames Street in Baltimore.

Several water rescues were already underway early Monday afternoon. Immediately after noon, Baltimore City Fire was called North Point Road and Erdman Ave.

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