BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Severe weather moved through the region early Thursday evening and left more than 59,000 people without power at the peak of the storm.
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A tree was uprooted in Annapolis, Maryland, after the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for the area. The NWS later warned of winds of up to 70 miles per hour. pic.twitter.com/UaBhDj30bj
— CBS News (@CBSNews) July 2, 2021
Meteorologist Meg McNamara said there were no shortages of damaging winds in the area as the storm rolled through. A wind gust of over 63 mph was reported in Anne Arundel County.
No shortage of damaging winds with this afternoon's severe storms. Wind gusts were in the 40s and 50s. We even had a wind gust of 63 MPH in Anne Arundel County. #MDWX #WJZ #Baltimore pic.twitter.com/reBVTk2jDH
— Meg McNamara (@MegWJZ) July 1, 2021
As the storm moved through the region, ominous clouds were spotted in the sky.READ MORE: 19-Year-Old Woman Charged After Allegedly Abandoning Newborn Baby In Glen Burnie
— Mike Hellgren (@HellgrenWJZ) July 1, 2021
Almost 60,000 people were without power at the peak of the storm.
There were reports of down trees and some flooded roadways. There weren’t reports of injuries.
A WJZ viewer captured this amazing video of storm clouds over the Bay Bridge.
The National Weather Service will confirm if a tornado did touch down in Maryland during the storm.Aunt Charged In Death Of 2 Children Whose Bodies Were Found During Essex Traffic Stop
Correction: In an earlier version of this story we said MEMA issued the weather alert. That was incorrect. The NWS issues weather alerts. We apologize for the error.