FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — The National Weather Service confirmed two more tornadoes landed in Maryland on the evening of May 3, when a strong round of storms moved through the region.
NWS reported an EF-1 tornado formed near Unionville in Frederick County and an EF-0 tornado formed in New Windsor in Carroll County. They already reported that an EF-1 tornado formed between Libertytown and Mt. Pleasant in Frederick County on the same night.
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Further information allowed us to confirm two more tornadoes from the evening of May 3rd in north-central MD. Two tornadoes were previously confirmed in central Frederick County MD, and Jefferson County WV. #mdwx #wvwx More information here: https://t.co/otwJA4taZL pic.twitter.com/WxXjcVSlUY
— NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) May 20, 2021
According to their report, the first tornado formed in eastern Frederick County around 8:35 p.m. It reached a maximum wind speed at 90 mph and was 150 yards wide and moved 0.7 of a mile.
The tornado damaged a farm in 14700 block of Barnes Road, where trees and farm equipment was damaged as well as a shed. The tornado initially touched down in a wooded area clearing a large path of the trees.READ MORE: Essex Spreads Holiday Cheer With Christmas Tree Lighting
The second tornado formed in New Windsor around 8:47 p.m. It reached a maximum of 80 mph and was 75 yards and moved 0.2 of a mile.
This tornado damaged two farm properties on the 2200 block of Bowersox Road. About 10 trees were uprooted, one of which fell on an old barn.MORE NEWS: State Health Department Opens Vaccine, Testing Clinics In Mondawmin Mall
Two outbuildings were also destroyed.