Confirmed Tornadoes in Maryland

By: cws6196 , 1:52 AM GMT on June 03, 2012

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Thus far the NWS has confirmed 4 tornadoes in MD from Friday's storms. They anticipate about 10 total. Below is the official information.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 535 PM EDT SAT JUN 02 2012

EARLIER TODAY...THE BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA SENT FIVE STORM SURVEY TEAMS ACROSS THE REGION TO DETERMINE IF YESTERDAY'S THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE WAS CAUSED BY TORNADOES. THE SURVEY TEAMS WENT TO:

1. DAMASCUS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY. 2. ACCOKEEK IN PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY. 3. FT. MEADE AND BWI AIRPORT IN ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY. 4. FALLSTON IN HARFORD COUNTY. 5. SIMPSONVILLE IN HOWARD COUNTY. 6. MT. AIRY IN CARROLL COUNTY.

THE STORM SURVEY PROCESS WILL BE ONGOING THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK DUE TO THE LARGE NUMBER OF DAMAGE REPORTS THAT HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. WHILE SOME PRELIMINARY INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE LATER THIS EVENING FROM THE SURVEYS...FINAL DETERMINATION OF THE TOTAL NUMBER OF TORNADOES WILL NOT BE COMPLETED UNTIL ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS ARE SURVEYED.

AT THIS TIME...BASED ON CORROBORATING DAMAGE REPORTS WITH RADAR ANALYSIS...IT IS HYPOTHESIZED THAT BETWEEN 5 AND 10 TORNADOES OCCURRED YESTERDAY AROUND THE REGION.


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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 917 PM EDT SAT JUN 02 2012

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON... ..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.... ..REMARKS..

0321 PM TORNADO 3 NNW GAMBER 39.50N 76.95W 06/01/2012 CARROLL MD NWS STORM SURVEY

PATH LENGTH 2.9 MILES AND WIDTH 150 YARDS. DAMAGE CONSISTED OF UPROOTED AND SNAPPED TREES AND LIMBS.

0309 PM TORNADO 2 SSE DAMASCUS 39.25N 77.19W 06/01/2012 MONTGOMERY MD NWS STORM SURVEY

RATED EF-0. PATH LENGTH 1.0 MILE AND WIDTH 0.1 MILE. DAMAGE MAINLY TO TREES WITH MINOR STRUCTURE DAMAGE TO SEVERAL HOMES.

229 PM TORNADO 1 W DAMASCUS 39.27N 77.23W 06/01/2012 MONTGOMERY MD NWS STORM SURVEY

RATED EF-0. PATH LENGTH 1.0 MILES. WIDTH 0.1 MILES. DAMAGE MAINLY TO TREES EXCEPT A PORTION OF A BARN ROOF WAS PEELED OFF

0554 PM TORNADO PLEASANT HILLS 39.48N 76.39W 06/01/2012 HARFORD MD NWS STORM SURVEY

*** 2 INJ *** RATED EF-1. PATH LENGTH 1.25 MILES AND WIDTH 0.25 MILES.

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