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Mini-tornado spotted over harbor (video)

June 10, 2013

tornadoThis afternoon, a mini-tornado funnel  – very rare for this area – was spotted above the Inner Harbor. The video below of the event was posted to YouTube shortly after the event.

The mayor’s Office of Emergency Management (@BaltimoreOEM) posted a statement a few minutes ago: “We have confirmed damage from a waterspout at one location, very minor building damage, no injuries” and “Confirmed damage was @portofbalt 2000 blk McComas St. Building staff witnessed the waterspout come onto land & damage roof.”

A tornado watch has been issued for the Baltimore until 10 p.m.