At Approximately 2:50 PM Saturday January 11, 2014 the National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties until 3:30 PM. High Winds and Heavy Rainfall were the primary issue during the storms that quickly moved through our area. Winds were estimated at around 60 MPH. There was also Areal Flooding on Route 238 due to Heavy Rainfall that moved through.
At Approximately 3:25 PM, the Ridge Volunteer Fire Dept was dispatched to the area of 11991 Point Lookout Road in Scotland located in St. Mary’s County for a report of wires down in the roadway. On Arrival is was discovered that there was damage to trailers along with Debris all over the place. The National Weather Service has placed this as WIND DAMAGE done by the Storm. This was NOT a TORNADO or Microburst. No Other Damage reports have been reported to the National Weather Service.
Here is the report by the National Weather Service!!
Event: null TSTM WND DMG
Source: 911 CALL CENTER
Remark: 911 CALL CENTER REPORTS DAMAGE TO TRAILERS…DEBRIS STREWN ABOUT…AND POWER LINES DOWN WITH A TRANSFORMER OUT