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June 1, 2012 Severe Weather

...EF-0 TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR MT AIRY MD...

LOCATION...2 SE OF MT AIRY IN CARROLL COUNTY MD
DATE...JUNE 1 2012 
ESTIMATED TIME...2:48 PM TO 2:49 PM EDT 
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...75 MPH 
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...100 YARDS
LENGTH...0.4 MILES 
BEGINNING LAT/LON...39.358N / 77.139W 
ENDING LAT/LON...39.364N / 77.137W
* 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 TEAM FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CONDUCTED A GROUND SURVEY OF 
DAMAGE NEAR MT AIRY MD. BASED ON THIS SURVEY AND RADAR DATA THE TEAM 
HAS DETERMINED THAT AN EF-0 TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT 2 MILES 
SOUTHEAST OF MT AIRY MD.

THE TORNADO TRACK STARTED JUST NORTH OF INTERSTATE I-70 ALONG THE 3800 
BLOCK OF TWIN ARCH RD...JUST WEST OF THE INTERSECTION OF OLD FREDERICK 
RD AND TWIN ARCH RD...AND CONTINUED NORTH...CROSSING THE 4000 BLOCK OF 
TWIN ARCH ROAD NEAR ROBIN WAY BEFORE DISSIPATING. THE TORNADO PRODUCED 
SPORADIC DAMAGE CONFINED TO ABOUT TWO DOZEN TREES UPROOTED OR LARGE    
LIMBS SNAPPED. NO STRUCTURAL DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED.


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