Weather Bulletin


Date:  5/20/22 






Dear Emergency Preparedness Network (EPN):

The Maryland Department of Health's Office of Preparedness and Response (MDH OP&R) has provided the following announcements from the National Weather Service (NWS) and MEMA (Maryland Emergency Management Agency) as of May 20, 2022.

The following are briefings from the National Weather Service offices for Maryland for Today, Friday, May 20, 2022.


Tornado Watch TODAY, Severe Weather Possible Next Week

Issue Date: 1149 AM EDT Fri May 20 2022

  • This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of eastern West Virginia, northern and central Virginia, and central and western Maryland.

DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

  • An isolated severe thunderstorm with damaging wind gusts, large hail and an isolated tornado is possible early this afternoon, especially across north-central and western MD.
  • A Tornado Watch is in effect for portions of eastern WV as well as all of western and north-central MD until 7 PM EST.
  • Heat indices in the mid 90s are likely today, especially east of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

  • Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible during the afternoon and evening hours Saturday and Sunday.
  • Heat indices in the mid to upper 90s are possible each afternoon Saturday and Sunday.

    Stay safe and healthy.

    The time to prepare is now!

    Sincerely,

    Caitlin Houck
    Executive Director

    Maryland-National Capital Homecare Association (MNCHA
    )

    Char McCready
    Associate Director, MNCHA Emergency Preparedness



    Stay safe and healthy.

    The time to prepare is now!

    Sincerely,

    Caitlin Houck
    Executive Director

    Maryland-National Capital Homecare Association (MNCHA
    )

    Char McCready
    Associate Director, MNCHA Emergency Preparedness














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