The violent weather Monday spawned three separate tornadoes in Maryland. One other storm is still under review.
It was a day of very active weather in the mid-Atlantic yesterday. Tornado watches were in effect for the entire region through the afternoon and evening and a few tornado warnings were issued by the NWS.
After a day of surveying the damage, the NWS has confirmed three tornadoes in Maryland. One in Baltimore county, another in Baltimore City, and the third in St. Mary's county. The storm in Woodbine (Howard county) remains under review and the assessment will likely be released tomorrow.
Each storm was classified as an EF0, which consitutes wind speeds between 65mph and 85mph. The tornado in Coltons Point in St. Marys county was on the ground for a quarter mile with 65 mph winds. The two tornadoes in Baltimore had peak winds of 80 mph. The Fork Maryland storm was on the ground for a half mile. Click here to read the full summary from the National Weather Service.