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Tornadoes: How Many and Where?

June 4, 2012 - 02:13 PM
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How many tornadoes in our area Friday?

Friday  the local NWS forecast office in Sterling issued 23 tornado warning for their area from northern Maryland to near Richmond and west.  Here are the 9 confirmed

0229 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. 
 

0237 PM TORNADO 3 NW COUNTRYSIDE 39.08N 77.45W
06/01/2012 MONTGOMERY MD PUBLIC

VERY BRIEF EF0 TORNADO CONFIRMED BY VIDEO. 

0248 PM TORNADO 2 SE MOUNT AIRY 39.36N 77.14W
06/01/2012 CARROLL MD NWS STORM SURVEY

A BRIEF TORNADO...RATED EF0...STARTED JUST WEST OF THE
INTERSECTION OF TWIN ARCH ROAD AND OLD FREDERICK ROAD
AND JUST NORTH OF I-70...CONTINUING NORTH UNTIL IT
DISSIPATED AFTER CROSSING TWIN ARCH ROAD. PATH LENGTH
0.4 MILES...MAX PATH WIDTH 100 YARDS. SPORADIC DAMAGE
ALONG THE PATH CONSISTED OF SEVERAL UPROOTED TREES AND
SNAPPED LIMBS. NO STRUCTURAL DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED.

0252 PM TORNADO 1 SW WATERSVILLE 39.36N 77.12W
06/01/2012 HOWARD MD NWS STORM SURVEY

A TORNADO...RATED EF1...STARTED ON WEST WATERSVILLE
ROAD JUST NORTH OF OLD FREDERICK ROAD AND MOVED
NORTHEAST BEFORE DISSIPATING NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF
WATERSVILLE ROAD AND FLAG MARSH ROAD. PATH LENGTH 1.4
MILES...MAX PATH WIDTH 200 YARDS. DAMAGE CONSISTED OF
NUMEROUS TREES UPROOTED AND SNAPPED WITH POWER LINES
DOWN. AN AREA OF INTENSE DAMAGE WAS NOTED IN THE 500
BLOCK OF WEST WATERSVILLE ROAD...WHERE APPROXIMATELY 30
TO 40 LARGE HARDWOOD TREES UP TO 2 FEET IN DIAMETER WERE
UPROOTED OR SNAPPED


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.

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

TORNADO HAS BEEN RATED EF1. PATH LENGTH 4.0 MILES AND
WIDTH 150 YARDS. DAMAGE CONSISTED OF UPROOTED AND
SNAPPED TREES AND LIMBS.

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.

0706 PM TORNADO 1 SSW FORT MEADE 39.10N 76.74W
06/01/2012 ANNE ARUNDEL MD NWS STORM SURVEY

REPORT HAS BEEN AMENDED TO REFLECT THE START OF THE
PATH ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TORNADO. DAMAGE CONSISTED OF
SNAPPED OR UPROOTED TREES...SNAPPED LIMBS AND MINOR
DAMAGE TO SIDING ON EAVES. NORTH OF DISNEY ROAD...DAMAGE
WAS QUITE SPORADIC...SUGGESTING THE TORNADO WAS NOT IN
CONSTANT CONTACT WITH THE GROUND. TORNADO WAS OBSERVED
CROSSING WESTERN PORTION OF BWI AIRPORT RUNWAY AND
LOFTING TREE DEBRIS BY TOWER PERSONNEL.

0726 PM TORNADO 1 NW SPRINGDALE 38.94N 76.85W
06/01/2012 PRINCE GEORGES MD NWS STORM SURVEY

BRIEF TORNADO WAS DOCUMENTED EAST OF THE US50 AND
BELTWAY INTERCHANGE IN PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY. DAMAGE WAS
LIGHT AND CONSISTED OF UPROOTED TREES AND SNAPPED LIMBS.
DAMAGE WAS CONSISTENT WITH EF0 WIND. PATH WIDTH WAS 50
YARDS.

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