...Tornado confirmed near Manahawkin in Ocean County New Jersey... Location...Manahawkin in Ocean County New Jersey date...August 13, 2013 estimated time...1005 am EDT maximum ef-scale rating...EF0 estimated maximum wind speed...75-85 mph maximum path width...50-100 yards path length...2 miles beginning lat/Lon...39.69n / 74.27w ending lat/Lon...39.70n / 74.25w 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 Mount Holly NJ has confirmed a tornado near Manahawkin in Ocean County New Jersey on August 13, 2013. A storm survey was conducted in Manahawkin Ocean County. The tornado touched down near the intersection of Route 9 and Oak Avenue. Numerous trees were blown down or snapped along the path of this tornado. There was roof damage to several church buildings and a tree fell on a garage. The tornado lifted near the intersection of Hilliard Blvd and beach Avenue. The National Weather Service thanks the Ocean County office of emergency management and the mayor and police chief of Manahawkin for their assistance with this survey. This information can also be found on our website at weather.Gov/phi. 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.