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2 tornadoes touched down Saturday in Maryland

Two tornadoes touched down in Southern Maryland during Saturday's heavy afternoon storms, according to the National Weather Service.

The storms both registered as EF-1 tornadoes, with peak winds of 90 miles per hour, and were briefly on the ground at the same time, the service said.

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The first touched down at 4:28 p.m. near Morgantown in southern Charles County, and was on the ground for about eight minutes, traveling approximately 2.1 miles. The second tornado was on the ground for about 35 minutes, touching down in Swan Point in Charles County, and traveling 16.1 miles to St. Mary's County. Trees were uprooted, and "several barns and outbuildings were flattened," according to the weather service.

No injuries were reported in either tornado, the weather service said.

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