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Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

June 12, 2011 Severe Weather

 

Summary:

...NWS GROUND SURVEY CONFIRMS TWO EF-0 TORNADOES IN HARFORD COUNTY
MARYLAND...

A STORM DAMAGE ASSESSMENT TEAM FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE CONDUCTED A GROUND
SURVEY YESTERDAY...MONDAY...OF STORM DAMAGE ACROSS HARFORD COUNTY
MARYLAND.

THE DAMAGE SURVEYED RESULTED FROM THE STORMS THAT OCCURRED ON
SUNDAY AFTERNOON JUNE 12. AREAS SURVEYED INCLUDED NORTH CENTRAL...
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST HARFORD COUNTY.

THE SURVEY FINDINGS ARE DETAILED BELOW.

BESIDES THE DAMAGE SURVEYED FOR THE TWO TORNADOES...DOCUMENTED
BELOW...THE SURVEY TEAM EVIDENCE OF STRAIGHT-LINE WIND DAMAGE...
ALL TO TREES...IN WIDELY SCATTERED LOCATIONS IN AREAS SURVEYED...
INCLUDING GRIER NURSERY ROAD SOUTH OF DEER CREEK...MARYLAND ROUTE
543...ADY ROAD NEAR DEER CREEK AND GIBSON ROAD...AND SANDY HOOK
ROAD WEST OF U.S. ROUTE 1.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE THANKS MEMBERS OF HARFORD COUNTY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT WHO ASSISTED WITH THE SURVEY.

 

 

Storm Survey Results: - Click on the location in the table for more information!

Location Start/
End Time
Event Type Path Length Path Width
Harford County
Near Street, MD
Jun. 12
4:07 pm-
4:10 pm
EF-0 Tornado
70 mph
1.7 mi 75 yds
Harford
Near Belcamp, MD
Jun. 12
4:50 pm
EF-0 Tornado
80 mph
0.2 mi 50 yds




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