Thunderstorms on Monday could pose a risk of tornadoes; Coastal flooding warning in effect – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore is on a coastal flood warning through Monday morning, the National Weather Service said, with the possibility of strong winds and storms and a risk of a tornado on Monday.

Flooding is possible along the coast in Baltimore City and southern Baltimore County through 10 a.m. Monday. According to the NWS, flooding of up to half a foot is possible in low-lying areas, especially at high tide.

At 9:12 p.m. Sunday, water nearly covered the promenade at the Inner Harbor’s Dragon Boat Pier and inundated the end of Thames Street at Fells Point. The Baltimore area had received just over an inch of rain as of 8 p.m. Sunday.

More flooding is possible for the region Monday afternoon and evening, with heavy rain forecast.

Thunderstorms expected Monday could bring the risk of a tornado or damaging winds, the NWS warned Sunday.

Meteorologists predict showers before 9 a.m. and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. The forecast is otherwise cloudy and then mostly sunny with a high of 86. Showers are also likely after midnight Monday with up to an inch of rain expected.

After a chance of showers on Tuesday morning, the rest of the week is expected to be sunny with highs in the 70’s and 80’s.

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