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April 27-28, 2011 Severe Weather

...EF-1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN BRETON BAY MARYLAND...

LOCATION...BRETON BAY IN SAINT MARYS COUNTY MD 
DATE...APRIL 28 2011 
ESTIMATED TIME...11:25 AM TO 11:29 AM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-1 
MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...90 MPH 
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...50 YARDS 
LENGTH...3.3 MILES 
BEGINNING LAT/LON...38.263N / 76.666W 
ENDING LAT/LON...38.294N / 76.618W
* 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 SAINT MARYS COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 
AND THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...TOGETHER WITH RADAR AND 
EYEWITNESS REPORTS DETERMINED THAT AN EF-1 TORNADO TRACKED ACROSS 
BRETON BAY IN SAINT MARYS COUNTY MARYLAND. THE TORNADO SNAPPED AND 
UPROOTED NUMEROUS LARGE TREES AND CAUSED SOME HOME ROOFING AND 
SIDING DAMAGE. IT ALSO BLEW A CINDER BLOCK WALL OUT FROM A STORAGE 
SHED AND DAMAGED ITS ROOF. THE TORNADO PASSED OVER CAMP CALVERT.


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