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Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Public Information Statement...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1242 AM EDT SUN JUN 26 2016

Corrected the neighborhood name and Beginning Lat/Lon and added
injury information to summary.

...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 / 77.00W
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/landspout touched down near the intersection of Red
Barn Rd and Everette Ct and then proceeded into the Goose Creek
Landing neighborhood 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. There was one minor
injury to an individual as they attempted to prevent yard
furniture from blowing 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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