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May 6, 2011

April 27-28 tornado count up to 16; eight in Md.

Survey teams from the National Weather Service continue to inspect wind damage across the region from last week's storms. Their conclusions have boosted the tally of tornadoes in Maryland PG County tornadoand northern Virginia to 16. With four more added this week, the total for Maryland now stands at 8.

The additions include two EF-0 twisters in Allegany County - north of Town Creek and northwest of Green Ridge. There was another EF-0 in Montgomery County north of Poolesville, and another EF-0 with a 1.8-mile track in Lusby, Calvert County. That one looks like it might have been related to the EF-1 that struck the Breton Bay area of St. Mary's County 18 minutes earlier.

All tolled (or is it "all told"?), the outbreak in the region began around 6 p.m. on Wednesday, the 27th in Stafford County, Va., continued throughout the night in both states, and wrapped up just before noon on the 28th in Lusby.

Here is the full rundown.

Posted by Frank Roylance at 9:53 AM | | Comments (1)
        

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here's your answer

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all%20told

FR: Thanks!

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Frank Roylance is a reporter for The Baltimore Sun. He came to Baltimore from New Bedford, Mass. in 1980 to join the old Evening Sun. He moved to the morning Sun when the papers merged in 1992, and has spent most of his time since covering science, including astronomy and the weather. One of The Baltimore Sun's first online Web logs, the Weather Blog debuted in October 2004. In June 2006 Frank also began writing comments on local weather and stargazing for The Baltimore Sun's print Weather Page. Frank also answers readers’ weather queries for the newspaper and the blog. Frank Roylance retired in October 2011. Maryland Weather is now being updated by members of The Baltimore Sun staff
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