Photos| Severe storm damage in Annapolis
BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — The remnants of Hurricane Ida triggered multiple tornadoes in and around Annapolis on Wednesday.
Several homes and businesses were damaged by the tornados, heavy downpours and severe flooding as multiple storms swept through the area.
According to reports, the tornadoes were reported in Anne Arundel County and Charles County.
Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman said, “The fact that this deadly tornado left us without a single physical injury reported is miraculous. It’s a testament to the preparation and the common sense of our people. Thank you for sheltering and staying in place.”
Thursday morning, Governor Larry Hogan and other local officials toured the storm damage in Edgewater. The governor tweeted, “ The extent of destruction is devastating, and our hearts go out to all those affected”.
This morning, I toured storm damage in Edgewater with state and local officials. The extent of destruction is devastating, and our hearts go out to all those affected. We will provide whatever resources are necessary to help the community recover. pic.twitter.com/2WyhqKuNBy— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) September 2, 2021
Please find below an update on Tropical Storm Ida and the county's response. I've been on site reviewing damage impacts and assessing needs in Annapolis and Edgewater. The Governor's Office has reached out, and we will work with them in the coming days in coordinating response. pic.twitter.com/Id8GT5Jceo— County Executive Steuart Pittman (@AACoExec) September 1, 2021