Last week, two weak tornadoes skipped across Virginia and Maryland and warnings were issued to take cover. So what triggers such a warning? A National Weather Service meteorologist explains.
The National Weather Service in Sterling, Virginia, confirms that a weak tornado touched down in Alexandria last Wednesday. The small spin-up
caused minimal damage near Belle Haven Country Club as it moved northeast toward
the Capital Beltway.
A woman injured by a tornado in Virginia that killed three relatives is back in New Jersey.
CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office says the Eastern Shore campground that was struck by a tornado, resulting in two deaths may reopen soon. The sheriff’s office released a statement on…
CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Speaking a few dozen yards away from where two people were killed in a tornado that swept through a campground on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said…
Virginia State Police: 2 dead, 20 hurt as severe storm slams campground on Eastern Shore. AP. Possible tornado touched down this morning at Cherrystone Campground on Eastern Shore. http://t.co/kYuKZIEr5X pic.twitter.com/dnQooAKZBu
CROWNSVILLE, Md. (AP) — The National Weather Service is investigating whether a tornado may have touched down in Anne Arundel County during Tuesday’s storms. Meteorologist Ken Widelski with the weather service’s Sterling, Virginia, office, said…
WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — A National Weather Service team is heading to northwest Virginia to see if a tornado touched down north of Winchester and into West Virginia’s Berkeley County. The thunderstorm Wednesday pelted the…
Scientists are working to improve tornado forecasting as a way to
help save lives and give more notice to emergency responders.
If you thought you experienced a tornado early one morning last month in Loudoun County, it turns out you did.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes in Virginia during a surprise wind, rain and hail storm through the central and southeastern parts of the state on Thursday. Meteorologist Lyle…
ABC7\’s Lauryn Ricketts says a social media following, in the right hands, is an
asset during a weather emergency.
The National Weather Service has determined that a weak tornado tracked across southern Maryland Friday afternoon.
A fat funnel cloud was spotted in the Brandywine are Monday evening but a quick storm that blew through Prince George\’s County caused little to no damage.
Twenty-eight people in Sterling, Va., are watching the skies.