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'It's devastating': Tornado causes extensive damage on Kent Island

'It's devastating': Tornado causes extensive damage on Kent Island

Gennifer Errigo leapt out of bed as soon as she heard the tornado warning blare from her phone and bolted for her 14-year-old daughter. Before she even made it to her bedroom door, she heard a deafening boom.

A tree had collapsed on the roof of Errigo’s Stevensville's home — one of hundreds that would topple across Kent Island in the wee hours of Monday morning as a tornado ripped across the island. She spent the next several minutes huddled in a downstairs half-bathroom with her daughter, mother, three young nephews and two dogs.

Meteorologists said the tornado that tore though the island community was one of the most destructive to hit Maryland in years, tearing the second...

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