Brief Tornado touches down near Jefferson, MD – 5/3/2021

A brief tornado touchdown in rural Frederick County, Maryland. A condensation funnel is seen rising up into an inflow feature.
Shot Description

0-1:15 Storm chaser Paul Harrop captures the inflow area and rough rotating wall cloud of a previously tornado-warned storm. A small tornado is seen, apparent by the condensation funnel coming up from an area of rotation on the ground.
SOT @:27 “Yeah, confirmed tornado! Confirmed tornado!”
1:16-1:43 driving under the storm to get in position
1:43-1:49 winds blow tree leaves
1:49-1:58 locator shot of highway sign

SID: Paul Harrop

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