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969 NOUS42 KMHX 260442 CCA PNSMHX NCZ095-261645- 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. ...Summary... The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City NC has confirmed a tornado near Bogue in Carteret County North Carolina on June 25, 2016. 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. This information can also be found on our website at www.weather.gov/mhx. 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. $$ 26

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