Cloud to ground lightning, 60 mph wind: Strong thunderstorm warning
The National Weather Service placed Baltimore County under a severe storm warning.
Baltimore County, MD - Hurricanes in Baltimore County are
strengthening Saturday evening, prompting the National Weather
Service to issue a severe storm warning.
Officials said that just after 2:40 p.m., the storm was moving from
Owings Mills to Catonsville in an upward direction of 25 mph. Radar
showed wind tornadoes mph and hail under 0.75 inches.
Officials said that due to continuous cloud, lightning is falling on the
ground. Forecasters said it would be ideal for individuals to move in
immediately. Heavy deluges can cause floods of fires, and cause ponds to form in the streets.
The National Weather Service warned of severe rain from around
2:45 pm to 3:30 pm. For Baltimore County and Baltimore City on Saturday, July 16.
During extreme storm warning periods, people should move to an
inside room on the lowest floor to be safe.