Thursday July 1 was expected to be a severe weather day as we broke the heat wave. It definitely performed in central Maryland with a large path of damage reports. Metro Baltimore, Washington, Annapolis, and all the way to the beaches ended up with 1 to 3 inches of rain, and a path of destruction.

If there was a tornado, National Weather Service survey today will determine that later today.



Here is a quick recap including a time-lapse video during the tornado warning, top shelf cloud photos, radar loop, and storm damage maps.

Video: Time Lapse Approach Then Impact



During the Tornado Warning…

This was shot by Tim Grooms storm as it passed by Yellowfin Tuna Restaurant near the Rt. 2 bridge just south of Annapolis. 

This was basically the center of the part for the storm.

Extensive wind damage reports and possible tornado touchdown being investigated.



Top Shelf Cloud Photos

There were so many, so I had to cut it down to 10. These are in no particular order.

Thank you to all that shared on social media. I am working on a better way to be able to show more in future storms. 


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Doppler Radar Recap:
2 PM to 6 PM Thu July 1 2021

Storm Damage Maps

The core of the storm line prompted multiple Tornado Warnings between Washington DC and Annapolis. The damage maps show a distinct path along Rt. 50 and across Delmarva. 



Closer Look

Reminder that a National Weather Service storm survey crew will asses and determine if a tornado had touched the ground.


Washington DC



Storm Hitting Falls Church VA



Annapolis/Kent Island




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Sunshine State Of Mind


Sunshine State Of Mind

Embracing my wife’s mantra of Sunshine State of Mind.

This was designed by Shannon Berk and we will be wearing it through spring and to the beach.

Double Benefit: Proceeds will be split between our nonprofit Just In Power Kids and the development of my new weather website. That has been scheduled to be ready to launch in May.




14 Local Maryland Pages (and York PA)

We have made a page for Maryland Weather which gives you the current conditions for 14 present area locations.

Local Hourly Forecasts and Local Radar
Central Maryland



Bel Air

Carroll County/Westminster




Ocean City

Dover DE

Southern Maryland

Patuxent River 

Washington DC





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