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Third Tornado Declared from Last Week's Storm


The National Weather Service has determined that a third tornado hit Delmarva last week.

This one was located in northern Dorchester County.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that it was around 100 yards wide and stretched 2.5 miles southeast of Federalsburg on Bailey Store Road.

It struck around 3:30 in the morning with wind speeds of 80 mph.

The paper reported that it was classified as an EF 0 with reports of damage to a few small sheds, a turned over trailer and some snapped trees. 

Don Rush is the News Director and Senior Producer of News and Public Affairs at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.