The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for the entire Washington/Baltimore area, from Central Virginia all the way to the east of Baltimore until 10 p.m.
According to the Baltimore Sun, a funnel cloud was spotted forming near South Baltimore and a tornado was spotted in Baltimore County:
— FOX Baltimore (@FOXBaltimore) June 10, 2013
— Baltimore Media Blog (@BaltMediaBlog) June 10, 2013
A National Weather Service alert states that because the ground is already "saturated from rainfall," it will not take much rain for streams and low-lying areas to flood.
The Washington Post Capital Weather Gang will be sending out live updates throughout the night.
Update, 9:20 p.m.L And check out these shots of a tornado over Baltimore:
Tornado near Baltimore twitter.com/b_godrick01/st…
— Billy Godrick(@b_godrick01) June 11, 2013
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