...Tornado confirmed near Robbinsville in Mercer County New Jersey...
Location...Robbinsville in Mercer County New Jersey
date...August 28, 2011
estimated time...300 am EDT
maximum ef-scale rating...EF-0
estimated maximum wind speed...85 mph
maximum path width...30 yards
path length...1 mile
beginning lat/Lon...40.2357n / 74.5409w
ending lat/Lon...40.2383n / 74.5517w
* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in NWS
the National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has confirmed a
tornado near Robbinsville in Mercer County New Jersey on August 28,
A weak EF-0 tornado has been confirmed in the vicinity of Robbinsville,
Mercer County New Jersey on August 28, 2011. Numerous trees were felled
by this tornado, along with several electric poles and associated wires.
Damage was most pronounced in the 500 block of Perrineville Road.
The National Weather Service thanks the Robbinsville Police Department
for providing information concerning this event.
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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.