NWS investigating S. Md. storm damage
Meteorologists from the National Weather Service's regional forecast office in Sterling, Va. were en route to Southern Maryland this morning to investigate storm damage reports for evidence of a possible tornado.
Sterling's Kevin Witt said the office had received reports of downed trees and structural damage in the area. "We're sending people out to areas that seem like they were the hardest-hit," he said. No final determination is expected before late today or Wednesday morning.
The NWS issued a Tornado Watch for portions of Baltimore City and County at 2:18 a.m. Tuesday, effective through 10 a.m. But that watch was canceled at about 5:45 a.m. after the threat had passed.
There was also a Tornado Warning issued at 4:55 a.m. for northern, eastern and central portions of Anne Arundel County. But the damage reports this morning were limited to Southern Maryland, in Charles and Calvert counties.