One tornado was reported as well as three funnel clouds in a day which featured severe weather from start to finish.
Severe thunderstorms were reported throughout the D.C. area yesterday with the strongest in the afternoon hours. These storms caused wind damage throughout the region and more tornadoes were reported just 4 days after the last event on Monday. What an active week!
A tornado was reported by the fire department in Norbeck in Montgomery County as it crossed Norbeck Rd. and Georgia Ave. In addition, funnel clouds were reported by trained weather spotters in Spotsylvania County, another in Loudoun County near Countryside by the Sterling Fire Department, and one more at BWI Thurgood Marshall estimated to be a few miles away.
I came across this video on youtube of a timelapse of the storms yesterday. Apparently this was taken near Columbia, MD and there possibly is a funnel around the 1:06 mark. I'm not sure how authentic this is but is worth taking a look at anyways because of the great timelapse.
This is what the publisher wrote about the timelapse below.
Published on Jun 13, 2013
Filmed a time-lapse of today's severe thunderstorm, and captured the Olney-Colesville tornado zipping by at 1:06. I can't confirm 100% that it is the tornado but it appeared exactly where and when it should have given the NWS warning a few minutes prior.
Later in the video you can see the bow shock and fast-moving winds that spawned a tornado in Rockville, MD.
Tornado or not, still a beautiful storm and an exciting day for storm-spotting in Maryland - enjoy!