A Midwest storm system responsible for snow in North Dakota and tornadoes in Nebraska brings the possibility of coastal flooding and tornadoes to the Odenton area on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
A tornado watch has been issued for all of Anne Arundel County until 5 p.m. Monday. A tornado watch means that weather conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes, according to NWS. Residents should be alert and prepare for severe weather.
A coastal flood advisory has also been issued for much of Anne Arundel county until 4 p.m. Monday. A tidal anomaly of 1 to 1.5 feet above predictions is expected Monday morning, possibly increasing to 1.5 to 2 feet Monday afternoon and evening, NWS predicts.
Minor flooding is expected in the morning, with the possibility of moderate flooding in the evening, according to predictions.
A flood advisory indicates that winds and tides will create conditions causing flooding in low-lying areas along the shore. Residents should take precautions protect personal property and be on alert for additional warnings throughout the day, according to NWS.
A coastal flood watch has also been issued for the area from 4 p.m. Monday to early Tuesday morning. A flood watch means that conditions are favorable to flooding in low-lying areas.