GLENELG, Md — The National Weather Service says a tornado touched down in Frederick and Howard County on Thursday.
According to the NWS, the tornado that hit the Frederick area just before 3 p.m. on Thursday was an EF-0 with estimated winds of 85 mph. The tornado that touched down in the Glenelg area around 3:22 p.m in Howard County was rated an EF-1 storm.
The NWS says their confirmation was backed up with credible video footage that matched up with their radar.
It's been two Thursday's in a row Howard County has seen a tornado in the area. This second tornado in Howard County comes just days after an EF-1 tornado was reported in Columbia on May 23.
This is Maryland's fifth tornado of the 2019 year.