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25 July 2017

Rare Tornado in Queen Anne’s County Maryland

We rarely see tornadoes on the Eastern Shore, but a strong EF 2 (winds near 125 mph) hit Kent Island just SE of the Bay Bridge at 1:30 AM Monday morning. Tornadoes are rare in Maryland and the last tornado in Queen Anne’s County was in 2012. Some of my thoughts about it: 1. Usually, the Chesapeake Bay weakens storms as they cross over it, but when the Bay is …