06/10/2013 06:07 pm ET Updated Jun 10, 2013

D.C. Tornado Watch: Severe Weather Alerts Blanket D.C./Baltimore Area (PHOTOS) (VIDEO)


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:

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:

Pay close attention to the weather and stay safe!

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