BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service has confirmed that Ida spawned a total of 21 tornadoes as the powerful storm swept across the U.S. this week.
The system generated one EF-3, three EF-2s, seven EF-1s, and ten 10 EF-0s.
In Maryland, three tornadoes have been confirmed…an EF-2 in Anne Arundel County (Annapolis) that was on the ground for 11.5 miles, an EF-0 in Baltimore County (Fort Howard to Holly Beach) that was on the ground for 6.9 miles, and an EF-0 in Dorchester County (Hurlock) that was on the ground for 4 miles.
The Annapolis tornado caused significant damage, ripping roofs off of homes and damaging schools and other structures.
The state-by-state breakdown is as follows:
- Alabama – 7
- Pennsylvania – 5
- New Jersey – 3
- Maryland – 3
- Virginia – 2
- Mississippi – 1
- Massachusetts – 1