BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for central Maryland and surrounding counties until 8 p.m. Friday. Some areas are covered by storm warnings.
A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for southern Baltimore City, northwestern Anne Arundel County, southeastern Howard County, east central Montgomery County, south central Baltimore County and northeastern Prince George’s County until 5:30 p.m.READ MORE: 'This Is 10K People Who Have Died' Maryland Woman Shares Story After Mom Dies From COVID-19, Urges People To Get Vaccinated
A warning for west central Harford County and central Baltimore County is in effect until 5:45 p.m.
Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Kent, Montgomery, Prince Georges, Queen Anne’s, St. Mary’s, Talbot, and Washington counties and Baltimore City are under the watch, according to the National Weather Service.READ MORE: ‘This Loss Is Ours As A City’ Baltimore Hockey Team Mourns Two Young Members, Murdered In East Baltimore Shooting
Meteorologist Meg McNamara said the main threat is damaging winds and large hail.
Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect for much of #Maryland through 8 P.M. The main threats with these storms will be damaging winds and large hail! @TurkWJZ and I will see you on #WJZ starting at 4! #MDWX #Baltimore pic.twitter.com/VXBHV0cuBQ
— Meg McNamara (@MegWJZ) August 13, 2021MORE NEWS: Local Small Business Owners Share How American Rescue Plan Funding Helped To Keep Them Afloat