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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Tornado Watch Extended for Wicomico, Surrounding Areas Until 11 p.m. Feb. 24

Tornado Warning8:38 p.m.

The tornado watch issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) for Wicomico and surrounding counties has been extended until 11 p.m. Wednesday, February 24.

A watch is issued when conditions are favorable for the formation of a tornado.


5:32 p.m.

SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University Police have issued an all-clear.  The emergency alert that was issued has now expired.

A tornado watch remains in effect for Wicomico and surrounding counties until 9 p.m. Wednesday, February 24. A watch is issued when conditions are favorable for the formation of a tornado.

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and locally heavy rainfall also are possible during this time. In addition, a coastal flood advisory is in effect until 7 a.m. Thursday, February 25.

4:56 p.m.

SALISBURY, MD---The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a tornado warning for Wicomico and surrounding counties.  Those on campus should seek shelter immediately in a predesignated place of safety inside a building, away from glass.


2 p.m.

SALISBURY, MD---The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a tornado watch for Wicomico and surrounding counties until 9 p.m. Wednesday, February 24. A watch is issued when conditions are favorable for the formation of a tornado.

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and locally heavy rainfall also are possible during this time. In addition, a coastal flood advisory is in effect until 7 a.m. Thursday, February 25.

The NWS encourages those within the tornado watch area to remain alert for approaching storms. Please monitor local media for future reports.


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