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Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 05/18/2011

Video: Possible tornado in Md.

Updated, 10:26 a.m.

The Capital Weather Gang has an even fuller take on the storm. They say all evidence points to this actually being a tornado. Also, they have some dramatic video of the funnel cloud from a different angle.

Original Post:

The National Weather Service officials are investigating reports of a tornado in the Washington County community of Maugansville.

Heavy winds in the area Tuesday evening led to damaged roofs, overturned cars and uprooted trees, and deck furniture was also tossed about. Emergency officials closed several streets to clear debris.

Meteorologist Heather Sheffield says weather service officials will visit on Wednesday or Thursday to look at the damage and gauge whether the storm was in fact a tornado.

Maugansville is northwest of Hagerstown.WUSA posted this video of the possible tornado:

By Associated Press  |  09:16 AM ET, 05/18/2011

 
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