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NWS confirms 5 tornadoes touched down in Maryland on Wednesday

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BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service has confirmed that five tornadoes touched down in Maryland on Wednesday evening.

Forecasters confirm that twisters touched down in Poolesville (ending in Gaithersburg), Montgomery County; Columbia, Howard County; Arbutus (ending in Halethorpe), Baltimore County; Middle River, Baltimore County; and Eldersburg (ending in Gamber), Carroll County.

All of the tornadoes were classified as EF-1, except for the Eldersburg tornado which was classified as an EF-0.

The National Weather Service also confirmed that tornadoes touched down in Inwood, WV and Leesburg, VA.

Additional information is available on the NWS website here and in the graphics below.

Montgomery County MD Tornado 20240605

Eldersburg MD Tornado 20240605

Columbia MD Tornado 20240605

Arbutus MD Tornado 20240605

Middle River MD Tornado 20240605

Photo via Pixabay

 

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