Ocean City Storm Was a Tornado: NWS

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    NEWSLETTERS

    A possible tornado tore through Ocean City Thursday afternoon. News4's Darcy Spencer shows us the damage and talks to some of the eyewitnesses

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that a funnel cloud that damaged buildings and cars in Ocean City was a tornado.

    The NWS' Wakefield, Va., bureau says the tornado with an estimated wind speed of 60 mph to 70 mph began as a waterspout and continued onto land near 75th Street on Thursday afternoon. An on-site investigation on Saturday showed that the tornado, which earned the lowest ranking on the Enhanced Fujita Scale of EF0, had a half-mile path that was about 40 yards wide.

    RAW VIDEO: Possible Tornado in Ocean City

    [DC] RAW VIDEO: Possible Tornado in Ocean City
    Kevin Sasada's video of the possible tornado in Ocean City, Md.

    Damage from the storm included broken windows and ripped home siding.  No injuries were reported.