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Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 08/18/2010

Tornado touched down in Frederick

By Washington Post editors

The National Weather Service is confirming that a tornado touched down in eastern Frederick County last week.

Meteorologist Chris Strong said Tuesday that a relatively weak twister rated EF-0 knocked down trees south of Unionville on Thursday.

EF-0 tornadoes pack wind gusts of 65 to 95 mph.

Strong says a dollar estimate of storm damage will be available next month.
Information from: WFMD-AM,

By Washington Post editors  | August 18, 2010; 12:57 PM ET
Categories:  Maryland  
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