Severe weather is a day-long concern.
The day has begun with Severe Thunderstorm Warnings from the National Weather Service:
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
West central Sussex County in southern Delaware…
Southwestern New Castle County in northern Delaware…
Western Kent County in central Delaware…
Talbot County in eastern Maryland…
Queen Anne’s County in northeastern Maryland…
Caroline County in eastern Maryland…
Kent County in northeastern Maryland…
* Until 715 AM EDT.
* At 612 AM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Kennedyville to near Trappe, moving east at 25
HAZARD…70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.
IMPACT…Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to
mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
* Locations impacted include…
Easton, Centerville, Smyrna, Chestertown, Denton, Centreville,
Clayton, Federalsburg, Greensboro, Oakland, Ridgely, Trappe, St.
Michaels, Church Hill, Preston, Oxford, Millington, Sudlersville,
Goldsboro and Queen Anne.
Protecting yourself from immediate threats to life and safety shall
take priority. Whenever possible, as long as it does not cause
greater harm, all COVID-19 protective action guidance should be
Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly
from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the
basement or small central room in a sturdy structure.
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
In addition to large hail and damaging winds, frequent cloud to
ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Move indoors
immediately. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough
to be struck by lightning.