9 Tornadoes Reported in Maryland in Friday’s Storm
Trees were down and a barn roof was peeled off.
Nine tornadoes touched down in six counties across Maryland during Friday's storm, according to the National Weather Service.
There were also power outages across the area as high winds and heavy rain hit accompanied the storm.
Damages were reported across the state, according to National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center data.
- A tornado reported one mile west of Damascus in Montgomery County caused damage mainly to trees, and a portion of a barn roof was peeled off. Damage was also reported to several homes.
- As a result of two tornados reported in Carroll County, one that was two miles southeast of Mount Airy and another tht was three miles northwest of Gamber, there were uprooted and snapped trees. One of the Carroll County tornadoes traveled four miles and had a width of 150 yards.
- There were uprooted and snapped trees as a result of a brief tornado reported one mile northwest of Springdale in Prince George’s County.
- Two people were injured in a Pleasant Hills tornado in Harford County, reported the Baltimore Sun.
- A tornado was also reported inside the perimeter of Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, according to Weather Service data. Staff said they observed tree debris from the tornado.
- Odenton Patch has photos of a funnel cloud over Route 100 around the time of the reported tornado sighting near BWI.
- Bel Air Patch reported that tornado damage in Harford County caused $1 million in damages.
In total on Friday, tornadoes were reported in Montgomery, Carroll, Howard, Harford, Prince George’s and Anne Arundel counties, according to the National Weather Service.
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