NWS confirms 5 tornadoes touched down Tuesday as Isaias impacted area

Tornado spotted in Marmora Township, New Jersey.

The National Weather Service has confirmed a total of six tornadoes touched down in connection with Tropical Storm Isaias Tuesday, with five in our region.

Wednesday morning, officials confirmed tornadoes in the following counties.

  • Kent County and New Castle County, Delaware
  • Cape May County, New Jersey
  • Ocean County, New Jersey
  • Bucks County, Pennsylvania
  • Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

A sixth tornado was also reported in Queen Anne's County, Maryland.

The NWS expects a final assesment including an EF-scale rating for each tornado to be completed in the coming days.

Tuesday morning brought dozens of tornado warnings across the Delaware Valley. Trained spotters reported multiple tornado sightings across the area including.

The National Weather Service added that they could possibly find more tornado-related damage.

Officials had confirmed reports of a tornado in both Dover, Delaware as well as another in Townsend and nearby Middletown late Tuesday night. 

At the Jersey Shore, trained weather spotters for the NWS confirmed a twister in Barnegat Township in Ocean County. Another tornado was reportedly spotted in Strathmere in Cape May County.

In Doylestown, Bucks County intense winds collapsed the roof of a daycare, leaving four children with minor injuries. In the parking lot, cars were left stacked on top of one another by the winds. 



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