VIDEO: Severe thunderstorms strike through Baltimore City, bringing flooding

Posted at 7:45 PM, Aug 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-07 05:48:39-04

BALTIMORE — A flash flood warning was in effect as a severe thunderstorm moved through Baltimore just after 5 p.m. on Tuesday.

Some areas received 5+ inches of rain and severe flooding is causing there to be impassable roads in Fells Point, Canton and East Baltimore.

The Baltimore Office of Emergency Management is warning that there have been reports of manholes popping due to the rain. They warn the public to avoid walking on any street as the manholes may not be seen underwater.

There was a rescue as a result of the flooding, one man was trapped on the roof of his car in Fells Point, but was rescued as rain slowed down.

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— WMAR-2 News (@WMAR2News) August 6, 2019

Viewers from around Baltimore sent in videos of the rain, flooding and hail as it fell Tuesday afternoon.

Some areas have 5+ inches of rain.

— WMAR-2 News (@WMAR2News) August 6, 2019

In the area of North Linwood, a woman had her car trapped under a tree. Neighbors can out and helped get the tree off of her car and she was able to remove it.

A lightning strike ignited a three alarm fire in the area of 1000 Greenmount Avenue causing the fire to spread to multiple dwellings. No injuries were reported.

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Another round of nasty storms is expected Wednesday, for all updates regarding the storms, you can head to the link below.

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