Mid-America Catastrophe Services
Special Weather Statement in Dorchester County, Maryland
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Dorchester County Maryland Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed
Active Timeframe
8/5/2022 7:12:00 PM until 8/5/2022 8:00:00 PM   EXPIRED
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.
Alert Summary
Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of northwestern Dorchester County through 800 PM EDT... At 711 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Oxford to Taylors Island. Movement was east at 15 mph. HAZARD...Winds in excess of 40 mph, very heavy rain, and frequent cloud to ground lightning. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Locations impacted include... Cambridge, University Of Maryland Center For Environmental Studies, Church Creek, Madison, Taylors Island, Woolford, Hudson and Lloyds. MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN MAX WIND GUST...45 MPH