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Unsettled in New England and the Southwest; Mild Across the Plains and Rockies

Unsettled weather, including periods of locally heavy rainfall, is expected to persist across portions of New England and the Southwest U.S. through much of the weekend. Elsewhere, mainly tranquil conditions are forecast. Well above normal temperatures are likely across parts of the northern and central Plains into the northern Rockies. Read More >

damage map


On the afternoon and evening of Thursday July 29th, severe storms created damaging winds, hail, and a brief EF0 tornado within our forecast area.


Here is all the reported damage in our area with a map.


NWS staff surveyed significant storm damage in Fredericksburg VA with 90 mph peak winds, as well as damage near Columbia MD that was confirmed as a brief EF-0 tornado with 70 mph peak winds. The preliminary storm survey report for both is here.  


Additional information continues to come into our office, and all information is preliminary until published in Storm Data.