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Tornadoes Confirmed in Fredericksburg, VA and Prince Georges Co., MD

1). Fredericksburg, VA Tornado - Local Storm Report (Quick Summary)
NWUS51 KLWX 210115
LSRLWX

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
914 PM EDT SAT APR 20 2013

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0636 PM     TORNADO          FREDERICKSBURG          38.30N  77.49W
04/19/2013                   CITY OF FREDERICKS VA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            EF-1 TORNADO CONFIRMED BY NWS STORM SURVEY. PEAK WINDS
            90 MPH. PATH LENGTH 0.75 MILE. MAX PATH WIDTH 150 YARDS.
            APARTMENT BUILDING UNROOFED. TREES UPROOTED AND TOPPED.
            SHOPPING PLAZA ROOF DAMAGED.


&&

EVENT NUMBER LWX1300097

$$

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1). Fredericksburg, VA Tornado - Public Information Statement (Detailed Version)
NOUS41 KLWX 210158
PNSLWX
DCZ001-MDZ003>007-009>011-013-014-016>018-501-502-VAZ025>031-
036>040-042-050>057-501>504-WVZ050>053-055-501>506-211400-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-
NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
958 PM EDT SAT APR 20 2013

...TORNADO CONFIRMED IN THE CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG VIRGINIA...

LOCATION...CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG VIRGINIA
DATE...APRIL 19 2013
ESTIMATED TIME...6:36 PM TO 6:37 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...90 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...150 YARD
PATH LENGTH...0.75 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...38.30N / 77.49W
ENDING LAT/LON...38.31N / 77.49W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

* 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...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS CONFIRMED
A TORNADO STRUCK THE CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG VIRGINIA ON APRIL 19
2013 WITH MAXIMUM WINDS OF 90 MPH.

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN AT 6:36 PM EDT ON THE WESTWOOD SHOPPING
PLAZA...RIPPING OFF ROOFING MATERIALS AND VENTILATION UNITS. IT
TRAVELED NORTHEAST THROUGH A RESIDENTIAL AREA UPROOTING AND
TOPPING TREES AND CAUSING ROOFING DAMAGE. THE TORNADO PASSED JUST
WEST OF THE MERCER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND ADJACENT POLICE
BARRACKS...RIPPING THE ROOF OFF OF AN APARTMENT BUILDING ALONG
COWAN BLVD AND THROWING IT ACROSS THE STREET. A LAW ENFORCEMENT
OFFICER SAW THE TORNADO CROSS COWAN BLVD AND THEN DISSIPATE BEFORE
IT REACHED MARY WASHINGTON HOSPITAL AT 6:37 PM. THE TOTAL PATH
LENGTH WAS THREE QUARTERS OF A MILE.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EXTENDS ITS GRATITUDE TO CITY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FROM THE CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG FOR THEIR
ASSISTANCE.

&&

...INTENSE STRAIGHT LINE WINDS CONFIRMED IN SPOSTYLVANIA COUNTY VIRGINIA...

* 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...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
CONFIRMED THAT INTENSE STRAIGHT LINE WINDS STRUCK SPOTSYLVANIA
COUNTY VIRGINIA FRIDAY NIGHT BETWEEN 6:05 PM AND 6:40 PM...TRAVELING
SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST THROUGH THE COUNTY DURING THAT TIME.
MAXIMUM WIND SPEEDS ARE ESTIMATED TO HAVE BEEN 80 MPH IN PLACES.
WHILE THERE WERE POCKETS OF WIND DAMAGE COUNTYWIDE...THERE WERE A
FEW AREAS WHERE THE DAMAGE WAS MORE CONSOLIDATED AND EXCEPTIONAL.

IN THE WESTERN TIP OF THE COUNTY...IN THE BELMONT AREA NEAR LAKE
ANNA...THERE WAS SIGNIFICANT TREE DAMAGE AND ROOFING DAMAGE TO
SEVERAL HOMES. THERE WAS ONE HOME THAT HAD ITS SIDE PUSHED IN BY
THE WIND. NUMEROUS TREES WERE UPROOTED. BLUE RIDGE ROAD...DAIRY
DRIVE...KELLYS LANDING...JONES POWELL ROAD...LAWYERS ROAD...AND
POST OAK ROAD WERE JUST SOME OF THE ROADS AND AREAS AFFECTED BY TREE
DAMAGE AND TREES INTO HOMES.

A SERVICE STATION HAD MUCH OF ITS FLAT ROOF BLOWN OFF ALONG POST
OAK ROAD NEAR MARGO.

A MOTEL 6 NEAR THE I-95 AND US-17 INTERSECTION JUST SOUTH OF
FREDERICKSBURG HAD PART OF ITS ROOF BLOWN OFF BY THE STRONG
STRAIGHT LINE WINDS.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EXTENDS ITS GRATITUDE TO SPOTSYLVANIA
COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE.

$$

STRONG

2). Largo, MD Tornado - Local Storm Report (Quick Summary)
NWUS51 KLWX 222035
LSRLWX

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
434 PM EDT MON APR 22 2013

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0726 PM     TORNADO          3 SSE LARGO             38.84N  76.81W
04/19/2013                   PRINCE GEORGES     MD   NWS STORM SURVEY

            EF-0 TORNADO CONFIRMED. PATH LENGTH 0.5 MILE. MAX PATH
            WIDTH 75 YARDS. MAX WINDS 85 MPH. SEVERAL TREES UPROOTED
            AND SNAPPED. SEVERAL HOMES HAD ROOFING AND SIDING
            DAMAGE. FEW WINDOWS BLOWN OUT. 2 HOMES HAD GARAGE DOORS
            BLOWN OUT....1 RESULTING IN SIDE WALL OF GARAGE BEING
            BLOWN OUT.


&&

EVENT NUMBER LWX1300098

$$

STRONG

2). Largo, MD Tornado - Public Information Statement (Detailed Version)
NOUS41 KLWX 222052
PNSLWX
DCZ001-MDZ003>007-009>011-013-014-016>018-501-502-VAZ025>031-
036>040-042-050>057-501>504-WVZ050>053-055-501>506-230900-
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-
NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-
PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-
EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-CENTRAL AND EASTERN ALLEGANY-AUGUSTA-
ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON-
ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-WESTERN HIGHLAND-
EASTERN HIGHLAND-HAMPSHIRE-MORGAN-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON-HARDY-
WESTERN GRANT-EASTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-EASTERN MINERAL-
WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
452 PM EDT MON APR 22 2013

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR LARGO IN PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY MARYLAND...

LOCATION...3 SSE OF LARGO IN PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY MARYLAND
DATE...APRIL 19 2013
ESTIMATED TIME...7:26 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...85 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...75 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...0.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...38.837N / 76.813W
ENDING LAT/LON...38.843N / 76.807W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

* 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...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC HAS
CONFIRMED A TORNADO NEAR LARGO IN PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY MARYLAND
ON APRIL 19 2013.

AT 7:26 PM A BRIEF EF-0 TORNADO WITH PEAK WINDS OF 85 MPH TOUCHED
DOWN IN PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY IN THE MARLBORO RIDGE SUBDIVISION
OFF RITCHIE MARLBORO ROAD. THE TORNADO UPROOTED AND SNAPPED
SEVERAL TREES. IT ALSO DAMAGED THREE HOMES...BLOWING OUT WINDOWS
AND GARAGE DOORS. ONE HOME HAD A SIDE WALL OF THE GARAGE BLOWN OUT
WHEN WIND ENTERED THE GARAGE THROUGH THE DAMAGED DOOR. SEVERAL
OTHER HOMES ON BOTH SIDES OF RITCHIE MARLBORO ROAD HAD MINOR
SIDING AND SHINGLE DAMAGE. THE TORNADO TRAVELLED A HALF MILE
BEFORE LIFTING AND LASTED LESS THAN A MINUTE.

THANKS TO PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR THEIR
ASSISTANCE.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/WASHINGTON.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

STRONG

Storm Event Summary
NWUS51 KLWX 200730
LSRLWX

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
329 AM EDT SAT APR 20 2013

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0515 PM     TSTM WND DMG     WAYNESBORO              38.07N  78.90W
04/19/2013                   CITY OF WAYNESBORO VA   BROADCAST MEDIA

            A 70 FOOT TALL SPRUCE TREE DOWN

0533 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 S FLORDON             38.03N  78.56W
04/19/2013                   ALBEMARLE          VA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREES DOWN ON CRAIG STORE RD WEST OF NORTH GARDENS

0607 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 E ORANGE              38.25N  78.09W
04/19/2013                   ORANGE             VA   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREE DOWN ON VA STATE HWY 20 APPROXIMATELY ONE HALF
            MILE EAST OF ORANGE VA.

0607 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BELMONT                 38.16N  77.86W
04/19/2013                   SPOTSYLVANIA       VA   NWS OFFICE

            TREES DOWN AND BRICKS BLOWN OFF CHIMNEY.

0627 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 SE COOKSTOWN          38.29N  77.69W
04/19/2013  M62 MPH          SPOTSYLVANIA       VA   MESONET

            MESONET OBSERVATION

0633 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 S FREDERICKSBURG      38.25N  77.50W
04/19/2013                   SPOTSYLVANIA       VA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            ROOF DAMAGE TO MOTEL 6 OFF JEFF DAVIS HWY NEAR BUSINESS
            DR.

0635 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 NE FALMOUTH           38.36N  77.44W
04/19/2013                   STAFFORD           VA   PUBLIC

            FOUR TREES DOWN ON RIGGS ROAD. ONE WAS TWO AND ONE HALF
            FEET IN DIAMETER.

0637 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     FREDERICKSBURG          38.30N  77.49W
04/19/2013                   CITY OF FREDERICKS VA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            FUNNEL CLOUD REPORTED BY FREDERICKSBURG POLICE OFFICER
            NEAR POLICE HEADQUARTERS

0637 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FREDERICKSBURG          38.30N  77.49W
04/19/2013                   CITY OF FREDERICKS VA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            SEVERAL FENCES DESTROYED. MULTIPLE TREES DOWN. WIND
            DAMAGE TO RESIDENCES NEAR FREDERICKSBURG POLICE STATION

0638 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SPRING VALLEY           38.33N  77.46W
04/19/2013                   STAFFORD           VA   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            2ND FLOOR OF HOUSE DESTROYED NEAR INTERSECTION OF
            FORBES ST. AND FALMOUTH DR.

0639 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LEELAND                 38.35N  77.43W
04/19/2013                   STAFFORD           VA   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            A SWATH OF TREES DOWN NEAR 399 CLIFF FARM RD

0642 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FREDERICKSBURG          38.30N  77.48W
04/19/2013                   CITY OF FREDERICKS VA   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREE BLOWN ONTO BUILDING. ROOFING TILES BLOWING OFF OF
            BUILDING ROOF.

0642 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FREDERICKSBURG          38.30N  77.49W
04/19/2013                   CITY OF FREDERICKS VA   PUBLIC

            POSSIBLE TREE BLOWN INTO OR ONTO BUILDING. SOME ROOF
            TILE DAMAGE ON COWAN BLVD NEAR US HWY 1.

0703 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 ESE CHANCELLORSVILLE  38.28N  77.59W
04/19/2013                   SPOTSYLVANIA       VA   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREE DOWN NEAR INTERSECTION OF DANALU CT. AND NICHOLAS
            DR

0707 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 E BRYANS ROAD         38.62N  77.03W
04/19/2013                   CHARLES            MD   TRAINED SPOTTER

            2 TREES KNOCKED DOWN INTO A HOUSE ALONG ELSA AVENUE

0712 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 SSE ST. CHARLES       38.59N  76.91W
04/19/2013  E60 MPH          CHARLES            MD   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ESTIMATED BY A SKYWARN SPOTTER

0712 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 ENE ST. CHARLES       38.61N  76.89W
04/19/2013  M70 MPH          CHARLES            MD   MESONET

            MESONET OBSERVATION

0712 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 SSE ST. CHARLES       38.59N  76.91W
04/19/2013                   CHARLES            MD   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TOP QUARTER OF A 30 FOOT TREE BROKEN OFF.

0723 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 E ANDREWS AFB         38.80N  76.83W
04/19/2013                   PRINCE GEORGES     MD   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TWO TREE TOPS SHEARED OFF AT RESIDENCE ON WOODYARD RD

0724 PM     TSTM WND DMG     DUNKIRK                 38.72N  76.66W
04/19/2013                   CALVERT            MD   PUBLIC

            MULTIPLE TREES DOWN

0724 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 N DUNKIRK             38.77N  76.66W
04/19/2013                   CALVERT            MD   PUBLIC

            SEVERAL TREES DOWN NEAR INTERSECTION OF WEST CHESAPEAKE
            BEACH RD AND RT 4

0730 PM     TSTM WND DMG     HUNTINGTOWN             38.62N  76.61W
04/19/2013                   CALVERT            MD   PUBLIC

            MULTIPLE TREES DOWN

0754 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 ENE DOWELL            38.35N  76.44W
04/19/2013                   CALVERT            MD   PUBLIC

            TREE KNOCKED OVER AND TOOK OUT THE CORNER OF A HOUSE


&&

EVENT NUMBER LWX1300096 LWX1300074 LWX1300075 LWX1300095 LWX1300081
LWX1300089 LWX1300085 LWX1300090 LWX1300091 LWX1300092 LWX1300093
LWX1300076 LWX1300077 LWX1300080 LWX1300094 LWX1300078 LWX1300079
LWX1300082 LWX1300088 LWX1300083 LWX1300084 LWX1300086 LWX1300087

$$

HTS


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