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Cars flipped, trees split after possible tornado in Salisbury

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Posted at 4:23 PM, Aug 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-08 13:42:50-04

The National Weather Service says the storm that blew through Salisbury, Maryland, was most likely a tornado.

Meteorologist Mike Dutter of the National Weather Service said Monday that the service will make an official confirmation on Tuesday when officials inspect the damage.

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Eyewitnesses said trees were split and cars were overturned. Homes and buildings were also damaged. No injuries had been reported Monday afternoon.

The National Weather Service had issued a severe thunderstorm warning with the possibility of a tornado.

Dutter said the storm intensified extremely rapidly but only briefly over Salisbury. If it was a tornado, he said it appears to have touched the ground for course of a mile, maybe two.
 

 

ABC2 News contributed to this report.