UPDATE: Waterspout came ashore Smith Island, damaging several homes

Tiffanie Woutila Smith Island4

8/5 UPDATE: The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down on Smith Island Thursday evening.


SOMERSET CO., Md – A waterspout came ashore as a tornado, damaging several homes along Rhodes Point on Smith Island.

According to the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office, the event unfolded Thursday evening,  around 7:30 p.m.

Police have confirmed a single injury.

Officials are asking that you stay off the roads in affected areas as crews contain the damage.

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