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000 NOUS41 KGYX 192237 PNSGYX MEZ007>009-012>014-018>028-NHZ001>015-200245- Public Information Statement National Weather Service Gray ME 637 PM EDT Tue Jun 19 2018 ...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR BATH IN GRAFTON COUNTY NEW HAMPSHIRE... Location...Bath in Grafton County New Hampshire Date...June 18 2018 Estimated Time...303 pm EDT - 315 pm EDT Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0 Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...75 MPH Maximum Path Width...25 yards Path Length...9.45 miles Beginning Lat/Lon...44.15N / 72.00W Ending lat/Lon...44.10N / 71.83W * Fatalities...0 * Injuries...0 * 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 Gray ME has confirmed a tornado near Bath in Grafton County New Hampshire on June 18 2018. The initial downed trees were noted along the Ammonoosuc River near the Bath / Haverhill line. A path of snapped...uprooted and other downed trees was noted to the east southeast of this...crossing Goose Lane Road and then paralleling state route 112. The tornado passed very close to the Swiftwater Covered Bridge before continuing east southeast with the final tree damage noted just northeast of the intersection of state routes 112 and 116 in the town of Easton, NH Given the lack of structural damage and the nature of the tree damage...a rating of EF0 was used for this tornado. This information can also be found on our website at www.weather.gov/gyx. 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 $$ ARNOTT

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