The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado near Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, on September 3.
Footage of the storm filmed by Andrew Markowitz shows a heavy thunderstorm, followed by light blue, swirling clouds. Markowitz posted the videos to Twitter with one captioned: “Part 1 of by far the craziest storm I’ve ever seen in the east. Yes, there was a confirmed tornado nearby.”
The NWS had warned of “damaging wind gusts from severe thunderstorms this afternoon & early tonight for a large part of our area,” urging residents to “be ready to seek shelter if warnings are issued or severe weather threatens.” Credit: Andrew Markowitz via Storyful