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2 tornadoes confirmed in western Md.

Thursday - 5/19/2011, 12:33pm  ET

MAUGANSVILLE, Md. (AP) - The National Weather Service is confirming that two tornadoes touched down in western Maryland.

The agency says an EF1 tornado, with maximum wind speeds of 90 to 100 mph, hit near the Washington County town of Maugansville Tuesday evening.

The weather service says an EF0 tornado, with maximum wind speeds of 75 mph, touched down that same night near the Frederick County town of Wolfsville.

No injuries were reported from the storms.

In Maugansville, a camper trailer was blown onto its side and moved 45 feet into a neighboring yard.

In Wolfsville, a backyard play center was snapped from its moorings and blown over.


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