VIDEO: Maryland Tornado (Ida)

Jeff Duda

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I find it both amusing and annoying how slow news agencies are to call video that is almost obviously a tornado, a tornado.

The number of "possible tornadoes" out there seem to dwarf the number of actual tornadoes that occur. Yet, I don't see "possible tornado" in NCDC's Storm Events Database.
 
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rdale

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It's part of news DNA. "Police arrested a possible suspect found with a gun in his hands and blood on his shoes who confessed to the crime" "The car traveling on a road with a stop sign ran into another car at the intersection - we continue to investigate to find out who was at fault" :)