Heavy weather hits upper Shore Monday evening; no tornadic activity around Tangier Island

August 14, 2023
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A thunderstorm that had a possible tornado threatened Tangier Island Monday night. 

It was reported that radar showed a potential tornado headed toward Tangier Island at 5:50 pm. One report stated that a pair of water spouts were spotted in the Chesapeake Bay. According to Denny Crockett, Tangier was spared any damage as the storms moved toward the  mainland and affected northern Accomack  County.  No major damage was reported. 

The Eastern Shore is in line for more thunderstorm activity as storms are expected to move through the area after 2 p.m. Tuesday.  Be prepared for more storm activity and boaters should stay close to shore this afternoon.

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57°F
2 mph
Apparent: 56°F
Pressure: 1015 mb
Humidity: 94%
Winds: 2 mph E
Windgusts: 18 mph
UV-Index: 0
Sunrise: 5:50 am
Sunset: 8:08 pm
 

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