The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Baltimore County, as storms with 60 mph winds approach the area. A tornado watch remains in effect until 2 p.m. on Friday.

The severe thunderstorm warning runs from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.

Forecasters issued the warning after radar detected severe thunderstorms with 60 mph winds on a line from Sykesville to the Columbia area to Beltsville. The storms were moving northeast at 40 mph, officials said.

These towns in Baltimore County specifically may be impacted, according to the warning: Cockeysville, Middle River and Pikesville.... Read More: Pikesville Patch