07febAll DayElk Mills (Cecil County, MD)


Start Time:  9:39 am EST 

End Time:  Unknown

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 100 mph

Path length: 0.8 miles

Width: 600 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County: Cecil

State:  Maryland

Start Lat/Lon: 39.65 / -75.82

End Lat/Lon: 39.65 / -75.80

An EF-1 tornado briefly touched down near the Elk Mills Quarry in Cecil County, Maryland.  The tornado uprooted and snapped numerous softwood trees just east and north of the quarry near the intersection of Elk Mills Road, Appleton Road, and Fletchwood Road.  A few hardwood and softwood trees were uprooted on nearby  residential properties.  The tornado continued east along Fletchwood Road passing over some industrial buildings toward the Pine Hill Apartment complex.  At the apartment complex, numerous pine trees were uprooted or snapped.  The tornado then dissipated as it continued east away from the apartment complex.  Thankfully, no significant structural damage occurred and no injuries or fatalities occurred as a result of this tornado.


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