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June 1, 2012 Severe Weather

...EF-1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN EASTERN ALLEGANY COUNTY MD...

LOCATION...2 WSW BELLEGROVE IN EASTERN ALLEGANY COUNTY MD
DATE...JUNE 1 2012 
ESTIMATED TIME...6:31 PM TO 6:32 PM EDT 
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-1
MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...90 MPH 
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...175 YARDS
LENGTH...1.1 MILES 
BEGINNING LAT/LON...39.688N / 78.376W 
ENDING LAT/LON...39.699N / 78.361W
* 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 2 MILES SOUTHWEST OF BELLEGROVE IN EASTERN ALLEGANY COUNTY 
MARYLAND. BASED ON THIS SURVEY ALONG WITH RADAR DATA THE TEAM 
DETERMINED THAT AN EF-1 TORNADO OCCURRED NEAR LITTLE ORLEANS.

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF ORLEANS ROAD NE 
AND TURKEY FARM ROAD NE AND TRACKED NORTHEAST. OVER A TRACK NEARLY 1 
MILE LONG...THE TORNADO SNAPPED NUMEROUS TREES AND UPROOTED ONE 
LARGE AND SEVERAL SMALLER TREES. ELECTRIFIED FENCING HAD TO BE 
REPAIRED AND TREES REMOVED FROM TURKEY FARM ROAD NE. NO DAMAGE WAS 
NOTED TO ANY STRUCTURES.


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Page last modified: Jun 21, 2012 5:13 PM EDT
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