NWS confirms tornado touched down in New Hampshire
CHARLESTOWN, N.H. (CBS) – A tornado was captured on dashcam video in Charlestown, New Hampshire, on Monday night. The National Weather Service said the tornado had a top wind speed of 90 mph.
The video was recorded by Wes Carter as a line of thunderstorms raced across New England. The video was taken on Route 12 just before 7 p.m.
Police in Charlestown said the storm knocked down trees and power lines. No injuries were reported.
After surveying the damage Tuesday, the NWS said EF1 tornado had a 4.8 mile path through Charlestown and Claremont. It had a maximum width of 330 yards.
There were no tornado warnings issued in New Hampshire. WBZ-TV Chief Meteorologist Eric Fisher said the area is in a terrible spot when it comes to radar coverage. "Some subtle rotation was visible but a tough call," Fisher said.
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