Weather Alert-Baltimore, MD – U.S. East Coast


The Situation:

Due to a strong storm system, that has already caused damage in other states, the National Weather Service has issued several weather alerts for the Washington DC/Baltimore, MD area.

  • Flood Watch in effect from 11 am – 11 pm, 27 May 2022

  • Hazardous Weather Alert

  • Tornado Watch in effect until 2 pm, 27 May 2022

Affected Travelers:

  • Baltimore, MD - Willow Taylor Chiang Yang, Liam Furlong, William Dahl, Margaret Kern, Layah Clinton

Possible Effects:

  • Heavy rainfall could lead to flooding along streams, rivers and roadways

  • Storm surge along coasts

  • Damaging wind gusts

  • Downed trees, hindering rescue/recovery efforts

  • Delayed or rerouted traffic

  • Cancelled, delayed, or rerouted flights

  • Power outages in homes and places of work

Mitigating Measures to Apply:

  • Monitor local news and weather media for updates

  • Allow extra time for travel, before and after storm

  • Do not travel during height of storm threat

  • Avoid traveling through flooded areas

  • Keep extra bottled water in lodging

  • Keep electronics charged and maintain contact with a trusted person

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