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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
515 PM EDT FRI JUN 14 2019

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/13/19 TORNADO EVENT...

.ELK NECK STATE PARK IN CECIL COUNTY, MD TORNADO...

START LOCATION...ELK NECK STATE PARK IN CECIL COUNTY, MD
END LOCATION...HOLLYWOOD BEACH IN CECIL COUNTY, MD
DATE...JUNE 13, 2019
ESTIMATED TIME...7:02 PM EDT TO 7:10 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...100 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...APPROXIMATELY 580 YARDS OR ONE THIRD OF A MILE
PATH LENGTH...7.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...39.4800/-75.9942 
ENDING LAT/LON...39.4988/-75.9123
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

...SUMMARY...
A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN ELK NECK STATE PARK IN SOUTHWESTERN 
CECIL COUNTY, MD AROUND 7:02 PM ON THURSDAY, JUNE 13. IT IS 
POSSIBLE THIS TORNADO FORMED OFFSHORE AS A WATERSPOUT WHICH THEN 
CAME ONSHORE. HUNDREDS OF TREES WERE SNAPPED OR UPROOTED IN ELK 
NECK STATE PARK IN A PATTERN CONSISTENT WITH TORNADIC WINDS. A FEW
OUTBUILDINGS ALSO SUSTAINED MINOR DAMAGE. THE TORNADO TRACKED 
EAST-NORTHEASTWARDS TOWARDS HOLLYWOOD BEACH. ONLY MINOR DAMAGE WAS
OBSERVED IN THIS AREA, AND THE TORNADO IS ESTIMATED TO HAVE 
LIFTED AT 7:10 PM. NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED AS A RESULT OF THIS 
TORNADO. 

EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO THE
FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

$$

JEO

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