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Weather service confirms second tornado in Delaware

July 3, 2021 GMT

HARRINGTON, Del. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed a second tornado touched down in Delaware during storms earlier this week.

The weather service’s office in Mount Holly, New Jersey, announced details from a survey of storm damage late Friday, confirming the second tornado had touched down east of Milford during Thursday’s storm system.

Earlier Friday afternoon, the weather service office had confirmed that a tornado touched down south of Harrington.

Both were rated EF1 tornadoes, with estimated peak winds of 90 mph, according to the survey.

News outlets report that Thursday’s storm blew roofs off buildings, downed trees and knocked out power in some areas. There were no injuries or fatalities, according to the weather service.