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Tornado Touchdown Confirmed In Southern Maryland

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COMPTON, Md. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a tornado hit St. Mary’s and Calvert counties in southern Maryland, knocking down trees along an 18-mile path.

The weather service say the tornado occurred from 12:23 p.m. to 12:39 p.m. Friday and traveled from Compton in St. Mary’s County to Cove Point in Calvert County.

There were no injuries reported.

The tornado had wind speeds of 60 to 80 mph, making it an EF0 on the enhanced Fujita scale.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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