Friday, April 19, 2013
The watch lasts until 10 p.m. Friday.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Harford County and much of Maryland until 10 p.m. Friday. A watch means it is probable a tornado will happen; a warning is when it is imminent, according to the National Weather Service. The Harford County Emergency Operations Center issued an alert message about the watch around 3:20 p.m. "This means that conditions are favorable for strong to severe storms, which could mean the development of tornadoes," Linda Ploener with Harford emergency operations said in the alert call. The forecast shows heavy rain, along with strong winds and thunderstorms, will move through the area as a cold-front approaches. See the latest forecast for Havre de Grace from the National Weather Service.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The watch will run until 2 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31.
Harford County was placed under a tornado watch Wednesday evening, according to the National Weather Service. The watch was issued at 6:39 p.m. and set to expire at 2 a.m. Thursday. The following is a Connect CTY message from Harford County: Good Evening, this is Emergency Manager Rick Ayers with an Emergency Message. Harford County has been placed under a Tornado Watch until 2 AM. Therefore, I ask that you monitor the weather and take appropriate shelter if necessary. The county could also experience flash flooding, tidal flooding and high winds this evening and overnight. For additional weather information visit our website at www.harfordpublicsafety.org and review the "Surviving the Storm Guide." Thanks and be safe. The NWS advisory …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The watch expires at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
The National Weather Service has placed Harford County under a tornado watch. The watch lasts until 7 p.m. Tuesday. Harford County government utilized the ConnectCTY program to reach out to residents by email and voicemail. The messages said, in part, "Please monitor local news stations and be prepared to seek shelter during any severe storms." Harford County is also under a Coastal Flood Advisory until 6 p.m. That alert changes to a Coast Flood Warning from 6 p.m. Tuesday through 2 a.m. on Wednesday, the National Weather Service said. Stay with Patch for updates.
Friday, June 1, 2012
A tornado watch lasted through 2 a.m. while flood warnings were in effect until midnight.
UPDATED (9:45 p.m.)—A string of heavy storms hit Harford County Friday evening, leaving power lines, branches and a collapsed building in its path of destruction. Trained weather spotters reported a tornado thunderstorm with a tornado near Bel Air around 6:07 p.m. and moving northeast at 15 miles per hour. Meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Sterling, VA, however, had not confirmed a tornado as of 9:40 p.m. "We do not have any confirmations of tornados there," meteorologist Brian Lasorsa said of Harford County. "We’ll have to go survey tomorrow." Rich Gardiner, spokesman for Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association, said some witnesses reported seeing rotation and a funnel cloud or tornado in the area of the most …
Thursday, October 13, 2011
The National Weather Service issued the caution.
UPDATE (9:13 p.m.)—The watch has been lifted. --- Harford County has been issued a tornado watch by the National Weather Service. The watch includes Aberdeen, Bel Air, Edgewood, Fallston, Havre de Grace and Joppatowne. The caution is in effect until 9 p.m. Aberdeen Patch: Facebook | Twitter Bel Air Patch: Facebook | Twitter Havre de Grace Patch: Facebook | Twitter
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Up to two inches of rain are expected during Saturday's storms.
Several severe weather alerts have been issued by the National Weather Service for Harford County, including a tornado watch, which is in effect until 9 p.m. Along with the high winds, the area has been issued a coastal flood warning until 11 a.m. Sunday and a flash flood watch until Saturday night. In a recorded message distributed via telephone at about 2:20 p.m. Saturday, Harford County Emergency Manager Rick Ayers urged residents to be attentive to approaching storms and to take shelter if necessary. The message also asked residents not to call 911 for flooded basements, as volunteer fire companies cannot respond to such incidents. Thunderstorms and up to 2 inches of rain are expected through Saturday night. Sunday is expected to be …