UPDATED: EF0 Tornado Confirmed Near Dagsboro Monday Afternoon

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UPDATED – 3pm – Earlier today the National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado moved through the Dagsboro area Monday afternoon. They have finished their assessment of the storm and say that it was and EF0 tornado with estimated peak winds of 85mph. Officials believe the tornado lasted about 2 minutes and covered about 7-tenths…

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Recovery & Cleanup Begin in Northwest Sussex County

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Neighbors were helping neighbors Sunday to help begin the recovery after Saturday night’s tornado. Sussex Countians showed up with trucks, trailers, chainsaws and themselves to help begin the clean up – cutting trees away from houses, broken branches from damaged trees and clearing tons of debris. Numerous state and county officials were also on the…

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Possible Tornado Tears Through Smith Island

Photo used with permission of Robert Joseph Jones, Smith Island Md.
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A waterspout came ashore on Smith Island late Thursday, becoming a possible tornado.Some homes have been damaged or destroyed. Any injuries reported so far are described as minor.This occurred during a round of severe thunderstorms late Thursday.Governor Larry Hogan said the state’s emergency management team is tracking the damage caused by storms at Smith Island…

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NWS To Investigate Inlet Funnel Cloud

Waterspout captured by Robin M. Reed, Long Neck, shared to / by Shore News Beacon.
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The National Weather Service said Friday that it will investigate the funnel cloud / waterspout at Indian River Inlet that was widely photographed and captured on video Thursday. Sussex County was under a tornado warning at the time. Inland circulating walls of wind were also reported. The storm also generated hail in some places. Damage…

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NWS Confirms Tornado Landed In Caroline Co. Monday

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The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Caroline County Monday. According to the Weather Service, it was an EF-0 tornado that landed near Henderson, Maryland along Maryland Route 313 at 3:13 p.m. Peak winds were estimated at 85 miles per hour. The tornado traveled about 5.3-miles, and was about 75…

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Update: 29-Mile Tornado Tore Through Del. Tuesday

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The National Weather Service said Thursday that a tornado associated with Tropical Storm Isaias touched down in Dover Tuesday and spun its way along a 29-mile path, carrying its destructive force to Middletown. The EF-1 tornado was estimated to last from 8:55 a.m. until 9:25 a.m. It packed a maximum estimated wind speed of 105…

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TORNADO WATCH FOR SUSSEX COUNTY till 6pm

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TORNADO WATCHSTARTS: 04/13/2020 11:29 AM EDTEXPIRES:04/13/2020 6:00 PM EDT CONTINUED LOCATIONSCaroline County, MD Cape May County, NJCumberland County, NJQueen Anne’s County, MDTalbot County, MDSussex County, DEKent County, DENew Castle County, DE

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Tornado Watch for Delmarva Canceled

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UPDATED:  The tornado Watch has been canceled. =========================================== The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch that affects the following WGMD locations until 9pm: Cape May County,NJ Worcester County,MD Sussex County,DE Kent County,DE Wicomico County,MD Somerset County,MD Caroline County,MD Dorchester County,MD Talbot County,MD Queen Anne’s County,MD  

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VIDEO: WGMD News Week in Review 4/20/2019

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WATCH: Our Special Coverage of the Sussex County Tornado, the Meteor sighting on Delmarva, the NASA Wallops launch and more! Plus, our Persons of the Week, honoring the Tornado First Responders. Join WGMD’s Hunter Landon for a look back at the week’s top stories!  

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UPDATED: National Weather Service Says Sussex Hit by 2 Tornadoes Monday

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UPDATED  4/18/19 – 11pm – The tornado that touched down in the Laurel area wasn’t the only one in Sussex County. The National Weather Service say an EF1 tornado touched down near Carpenter Road in Harbeson. Officials say this was associated with the same parent circulation that produced the EF2 in Laurel. Damage was observed…

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Governor Carney Tours Tornado Aftermath, As Community Surveys Damage

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One day after an EF2 tornado tore through communities in Western Sussex County, Governor John Carney was on the ground touring the damage in Laurel. The Governor was joined by local and state emergency management officials and elected leaders. According to the Laurel Fire Department, Governor Carney said “My heart goes out to these folks.…

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Laurel Little League Steps Up to the Plate, Helps Tornado Victims

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Following the EF2 tornado that ravaged parts of the Laurel and Seaford areas on Monday, Laurel Little League is stepping up to the plate and helping assist first responders and those displaced by the severe weather. The storms forced the team to cancel it’s games on Monday, but in lieu of taking to the mound,…

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Tornado Watch Until 7am for Maryland Eastern Shore, Dorchester & Accomack Counties

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The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch that affects the following WGMD locations: Worcester County,MD Wicomico County,MD Somerset County,MD Dorchester County,MD ————————————————————— BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 73 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 1240 AM EDT MON APR 15 2019 TORNADO WATCH 73 IS IN EFFECT…

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