Tornado Confirmed in Maryland County

August 20, 2010

The National Weather Service is confirming that a tornado touched down in eastern Frederick County, Maryland last week.

Meteorologist Chris Strong said Tuesday that a relatively weak twister rated EF-0 knocked down trees south of Unionville on Thursday.

EF-0 tornadoes pack wind gusts of 65 to 95 mph.

Strong says a dollar estimate of storm damage will be available next month.

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