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Silver Spring tornado

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Emilie Ikeda reports Video: Silver Spring tornado
Emilie Ikeda reports Tue, 20 Jun 2017 21:34:01 +0000 Silver Spring tornado Emilie Ikeda reports WHAG a tornado touched down in montgomery county yesterday afternoon -- as severe thunderstorms barreled through the four-state. whag's emilie ikeda talked to residents who are now dealing with the storm's aftermath. <<emilie ikeda reporting: this silver spring neighborhood is well-loved for its plentiful foliage -- but look closely -- that's a house barely peaking through toppled trees... jennifer magalski, silver spring resident: " "we're very lucky." emilie ikeda reporting: jennifer's kids were getting a snack from the kitchen when a tree smashed into their home... remarkably, none of them were injured. jennifer magalski, silver spring resident: "i'm very thankful it happened during the day when we're not upstairs with all of us in our bedrooms because that's where the most damage is." emilie ikeda reporting: the magalskis' home of ten years had some of the most severe damage from yesterday's brief tornado touchdown -- neighbor aaron bourne says with just slightly different winds, it could have been his home under that tree. aaron bourne, silver spring resident: "it's sobering to see what other people have to deal with, and i just had to clean up a few branches. i'm glad about that, but obviously i'm really concerned about my neighbors having to deal with the catastrophic damage." emilie ikeda reporting: but the actual path of the tornado ran its course along a street over from the magalskis. emilie ikeda, @emilieikeda: "at about 100 yards wide, the tornado pummeled down dennis avenue from about royalton road to eastwood avenue." natsot emilie ikeda reporting: a roof collapsed near the touchdown point of the tornado, sending a woman to the hospital -- but her son says it was mainly a precautionary measure and she is doing better today... this seems to be the only injury following the storm... the national weather service reported damaged homes, cars, and power lines from fallen trees and branches -- mainly in the four spring. although the tornado was short-lived -- touching down for no longer than a minute with winds peaking at 70 mph -- jennifer magalski says she never could've predicted this disaster rocking her maryland neighborhood. resident: "i would not have thought tornadoes would have impacted us." emilie ikeda reporting: in silver spring, emilie ikeda, i270 news. >> tasmin: we will be back with a final look on your seven day forecast, stay

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