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National Weather Service confirms Thursday tornado in Cecil County

6 tornadoes have touched down in Maryland in 2019
Posted at 9:21 PM, Jun 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-17 08:22:50-04

NORTH EAST, Md. — Another tornado has struck Maryland.

The National Weather Service confirmed an EF1 tornado touched down on Thursday between 7:02 and 7:10 p.m. at Elk Neck State Park in Cecil County, and eventually moving its way toward Hollywood Beach.

Its path stretched about 7.5 miles long and one third of a mile wide, creating wind speeds of 100 MPH.

Surveyors say it's possible the tornado formed offshore as a waterspout and then moved onshore.

The tornado caused hundreds of trees inside Elk Neck to snap and uproot.

No injuries were reported.

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So far in 2019, there have been six confirmed tornadoes in Maryland.

Two of them occurred on the same day just two weeks ago in Glenelg and Ijamsville.

Another touched down in Columbia a week earlier, and two more were reported 11 days apart in April, in Federalsburg and Monkton.