Wednesday September 1 2021

The remains of former Hurricane Ida packed a strong punch in central Maryland. Numerous warnings for flooding and tornados were issued throughout the afternoon, and there is a lot to sort through.

Right now the destruction was focused on South River HS and many homes in Edgewater to businesses in Annapolis, Maryland.

This post has a collection of videos, photos, and radar images between Edgewater and Annapolis.


Video of this image is among the collection below.




West Street Annapolis

You may have seem this already as it is so compelling. This photo captures the power of the tornado, but doesn’t tell the entire story.



Video Of West Street Just After The Tornado Hit




Doppler Radar Snapshot

The most robust storm cell appears to have hit Edgewater and Annapolis in Anne Arundel County between 2:15 PM and 2:30 PM. 

Here was the Doppler Radar data I shared at 2:20 PM. Here we see a hook echo on the reflectivity and velocity scans.



Radar Loop

2 PM to 4:15 PM

It was hard to keep up with the multiple storm cells over many hours. There will be more damage reports, but this is a focus on the central Anne Arundel County cell, that did try to produce more funnels up north near coastal Baltimore and Harford County.



Storm Damage Reports



Possible Path- Plotted by Jamie Gill

I’ve annotated the areas that are highlighted in the report below for reference.


A Few Tornado Videos

Inside the storm:



Also This



Lee Airport, Edgewater (near Annapolis).

Most vivid display along with flooding and damage to South River HS and on West Street. 

All during Tornado Warning as part of remains of Ida.

Thanks to Bryant Furey, Colleen Morehead, Birdsall Family, and Scott Lewis.




South River High School

I received so many photos from many sources. These came from my friend Russ Dlin who lives across the street from the school.






The Football Field And Bleachers Took A Hard Hit






More Edgewater Destruction 

From Vincenzo Assante





Edgewater Home



The National Weather Service has confirmed this was a tornado.

My guess based on video and damage looks like it might have been an EF-2, but it could go higher. That would have winds between 111 mph+.  But that is purely an educated guess. More details on the intensity and path will e available when The National Weather Service conducts a complete survey.






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