EDGEWATER, Md. (WJZ) — The National Weather Service confirmed Friday that an EF-1 tornado touched down in Edgewater on Thursday, as severe weather moved through much of Maryland.

According to the National Weather Service, the twister brought winds of up to 90 mph and had a maximum path width of 100 yards.

The tornado, which had a path length of 6.1 miles, lasted from 5:57 p.m. to 6:01 p.m.

The tornado ripped through the neighbor and damaged dozens of homes. Fences were ripped apart and power lines were downed.

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Tree service and debris removal crews were out early Friday morning, removing the downed trees in yards and homes.

Anne Arundel County Office Of Emergency Management is collecting data on damage around the county.

Resident can fill out the form here.

Fortunately, no fatalities or injures were reported.

Ava-joye Burnett

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