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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
629 PM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

...Tornado Confirmed Near Bogue in Carteret County North Carolina...

Location...Bogue in Carteret County North Carolina
Date...June 25, 2016
Estimated Time...1:45 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...65 MPH
Maximum Path Width...30 Yards
Path Length...0.9 Miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...34.70 / 76.00W Ending lat/Lon...34.70 / 77.01W
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...1

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City NC has confirmed
a tornado near Bogue in Carteret County North Carolina on June 25,

A weak tornado touched down near the intersection of Red Barn Rd
and Everette Ct and then proceeded into the Goose Creek RV and
Camping Resort following closely down Snow Goose Ln before lifting
as it moved into Goose Creek. Most damage was minor breaking small
to medium limbs and lifting and tossing loose yard furniture and
golf carts which caused some collateral damage to homes and
vehicles. Several boats on trailers were moved into a jack knife
position with moderate damage to boats and attendant vehicles.
Several mobile homes had minor damage to roofing material...siding
and skirting while two mobile homes had significant damage to their
porch awnings which were lifted and tossed from 30 ft to a over a
block away.

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For reference...the Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0...wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1...wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2...wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3...wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4...wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5...wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


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