Tornado hits southern Md. counties

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COMPTON, Md. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a tornado hit St. Mary's and Calvert counties in southern Maryland, knocking down trees along an 18-mile path. There were no injuries reported.

The weather service say the tornado occurred from 12:23 p.m. to 12:39 p.m. Friday and traveled from Compton in St. Mary's County to Cove Point in Calvert County.

The tornado had wind speeds of 60 to 80 mph, making it an EF0 on the enhanced Fujita scale.

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