A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, until 4 p.m. EST for Northwestern St. Mary’s County, Southwestern Calvert County, and Central Charles County.

At 3:17 p.m. EST, a severe thunderstorm was located near Port Tobacco
River, moving east at 45 mph.

Winds could be in excess of 60 mph. Damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as damage homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by downed trees. Localized power outages are possible. Unsecured light objects may become projectiles.

Locations impacted include…
La Plata, Leonardtown, Sheridan Point, Greenwell State Park, Saint Leonard Creek, California, Golden Beach, Hollywood, Saint Leonard, Wicomico, Hughesville, Long Beach, Mechanicsville, Charlotte Hall, Clements, Chaptico, Sandgates, Sotterley, Bel Alton, and Faulkner.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...

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