National Weather Service Confirms 10 Tornadoes; At Least 3 Are EF1s

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The National Weather Service (NWS) has confirmed that 10 tornadoes touched down in Maryland on Friday.

Three strong EF1 tornadoes were confirmed in Harford, Carroll and Howard Counties with estimated wind speeds of 86 mph to 110 mph. Six tornadoes — three in Montgomery County, one in Prince George’s County, one in Queen Anne’s County and one in Carroll County– were classified as EF0 with estimated wind speeds of 65 mph to 85 mph.

Another tornado was confirmed in Anne Arundel County, but it has not been classified yet.

The NWS has not completed its assessments of Friday’s weather and said it would update this information as more surveys are done.

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