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April 27-28, 2011 Severe Weather

...EF-0 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN WESTMINSTER MARYLAND...

LOCATION...WESTMINSTER IN CARROLL COUNTY MD
DATE...APRIL 28 2011
ESTIMATED TIME...7:37 AM TO 7:38 AM EDT 
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0 
MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...65 MPH 
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...50 YARDS 
LENGTH...0.6 MILES 
BEGINNING LAT/LON...39.568N / 76.988W 
ENDING LAT/LON...39.577N / 76.984W
* FATALITIES...NONE
* INJURIES...NONE

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO 
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT/S/ AND PUBLICATION IN NWS 
STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...

A GROUND SURVEY CONDUCTED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...TOGETHER 
WITH RADAR AND EYEWITNESS REPORTS DETERMINED THAT AN EF-0 TORNADO 
TRACKED ACROSS EASTERN PORTIONS OF WESTMINSTER. THE TORNADO UPROOTED 
AND SNAPPED SEVERAL TREES AND DOWNED LARGE BRANCHES. THE STORM 
TRACKED FROM NEAR OLD WESTMINSTER PIKE ACROSS RALPH AND CENTER 
STREETS BEFORE LIFTING AS IT CROSSED ROUTE 97.


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