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National Weather Service confirms three tornadoes from Monday's storms

Three tornadoes touched down in Maryland during severe weather Monday, according to the National Weather Service's Baltimore-Washington forecast office in Sterling, Va.

Tornadoes were confirmed in Fork in Baltimore County, Locust Point in Baltimore City and Coltons Point in St. Mary's County. All three were EF-0 tornadoes, which is the weakest classification on the Enhanced Fujita scale.

The National Weather Service is still investigating damage in the Howard County portion of Woodbine. It is expected to rule today whether or not a tornado touched down there.

The Fork tornado touched down at 3:20 p.m. Monday and was on the ground for two minutes. Trees were uprooted and a wood fence was damaged.

The Locust Point tornado touched down at 3:44 p.m. Monday and was on the ground for just one minute. The South Locust Point Marine Terminal was damaged when a waterspout over the Patapsco River came ashore.

The Coltons Point tornado touched down at 9:01 p.m. and was on the ground for less than a minute. Minor tree and roof damage was reported.

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