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Md. Police: Tornado Spotted On Lower Eastern Shore, Another In Delaware

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POWELLVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say an apparent tornado touched down on the lower Eastern Shore.

Spokesman Greg Shipley says a trooper saw what appeared to be a twister touch down in a wooded area near Powellville in Wicomico County shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday.

Shipley says there’s no indication of injuries or damage to structures.

Meanwhile, a Sussex County, Del. spokesman says according to the National Weather Service, a tornado touched down in Nassau Station just southwest of Lewes.

Chip Guy says radar indicates a tornado cell formed in the area and witnesses reported seeing a funnel cloud Saturday evening.

Guy says according to emergency responders, about 15 structures were damaged. There were no reports of injuries.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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