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April 27-28, 2011 Severe Weather

...EF-0 TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR CAMP SPRINGS MD...

LOCATION...ANDREWS AFB AND CAMP SPRINGS IN PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY MD
DATE...APRIL 27 2011 
ESTIMATED TIME...7:16 PM TO 7:17 PM EDT 
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0 
MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...70 MPH 
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...100 YARDS
LENGTH...0.8 MILES 
BEGINNING LAT/LON...38.810N / 76.902W 
ENDING LAT/LON...38.813N / 76.889W
* 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 BRIEFLY FROM A WOODED AREA JUST SOUTHWEST OF THE 
INTERSECTION OF AUTH ROAD AND ALLENTOWN ROAD ONTO ANDREWS AIR FORCE 
BASE. NUMEROUS TREES WERE UPROOTED AND SNAPPED. THE TORNADO ALSO 
PRODUCED SOME ROOFING AND SIDING DAMAGE.


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