Hurricane Ida remnants brought rare tornadoes in Maryland and New Jersey, and flash floods to New York

Hurricane Ida remnants hit Maryland.
Remnants of Hurricane Ida hit Maryland Wednesday. The Washington Post / Contributor / Getty
  • Remnants of Hurricane Ida pummelled the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Wednesday.
  • Tornadoes reportedly touched down in Maryland and New Jersey on Wednesday.
  • A tornado watch was issued on Wednesday in parts of New York, including New York City.
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Remnants of Hurricane Ida pummeled the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Wednesday, bringing rain, flooding, severe thunderstorm warnings, and tornadoes to parts of Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.

At least one tornado tore through Maryland’s Anne Arundel Country – which includes the state’s capital, Annapolis – Wednesday afternoon. The confirmed twister touched down at 2:10 p.m., according to The Washington Post.

The tornado traveled to northeast Anne Arundel County, affecting Parole, Maryland. The storm then continued on to Arnold in the direction of Lake Shore and Riviera Beach according to The Post.

Buildings were damaged and trees and wires were downed as a result, according to the Anne Arundel County Office of Emergency Management.

A second tornado was reportedly observed in the area of Fort Howard in Edgemere, according to local CBS affiliate WJZ in Baltimore.

Maryland Gov. Hogan advised residents to “take shelter immediately if your area is under tornado watch.”

Baltimore reporter Melanie Newman shared video taken by her boyfriend, Andrew Dunlap, of the storm damaging a building.

There are reports of power outages “all along the Chesapeake coast,” Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman told WJZ. He added that there are no reports of injuries yet.

A tornado watch was issued for southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, and most of the state of New Jersey as the Hurricane moved northeast Wednesday afternoon.

Late on Wednesday, reports showed images of badly damaged houses in southern New Jersey from tornadoes.

Another photo posted on Twitter reportedly showed a massive, swirling tornado near Burlington, New Jersey.

The National Weather Service also sent out a tornado watch warning for the Bronx, New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, New York, as the storm moved into the state.

The National Weather Service also sent out thunderstorm and flash flood warnings for New York, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. The service said it was the first time that it had issued a flash flood warning for New York City.

On Wednesday night, NYC street cameras captured stills of major streets and highways in New York City dealing with flash floods and heavy rains.