National Weather Service confirms tornado hit Howard County

Posted at 10:42 PM, Jun 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-22 10:59:04-04

The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado hit Howard County Tuesday afternoon as a line of severe storms moved quickly through Maryland.

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The preliminary rating for the tornado is EF0, with 80 mph winds, a width of about 500 yards and path of more than 12 miles.

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