Tornado Confirmed At Colton's Point

7:55 AM, Jul 17, 2012   |    comments
  • damage at Colton's Point (J.A. Nelson, Chief, Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department)
  • photo by J.A. Nelson, Chief, Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department
    
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COLTON'S POINT, Md. (WUSA) -- According to St. Mary's County Government officials, the National Weather Service confirmed a "weak tornado" along Windy Lane in Colton's Point on Sunday around 4:35 p.m.

Officials say the tornado started as a waterspout and then reached a maximum wind speed of 75 miles per hour. 

Firefighters helped remove trees that fell due to the tornado.

Officials released the photos above showing some of the damage.

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