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National Weather Service: Baltimore hit by tornado
BALTIMORE | The National Weather Service says it was a tornado that damaged homes, buildings and cars in Baltimore.
The weather service says the tornado was on the ground for less than a minute early Wednesday morning, causing damage in two stretches. The first was a tenth of a mile long and 175 yards wide and included the Dutch Village apartment complex where three units had their roofs blown off. The second began a half mile north and was a third of a mile long and 250 yards wide centered on the Perring Parkway Shopping Center. The weather service says tornado evidence includes video from surveillance cameras which showed debris blowing in different directions.
The storm damaged more than 350 apartments and townhouses, and 16 buildings, and 54 residential units were condemned.
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