National Weather Service Confirms EF1 Tornado in New Hampshire in May

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The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down in New Hampshire and caused damage in several towns earlier this month.

Experts confirmed Monday that the damage in seven towns May 4 was caused by an EF1 tornado with maximum winds of 80 to 100 mph.

Meteorologists with the National Weather Service told the Union Leader they spent nearly 12 hours in New Hampshire surveying the damage which took down trees along a 36-mile path from Charlestown to Webster. Damage was also found in Langdon, Acworth, Lempster, Bradford, and Warner.

The Union Leader reported the storm caused nearly 41,000 people to lose power due to the downed trees and utility poles.

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