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Tornado confirmed in Person County

Posted July 3, 2013

— The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Person County on Tuesday.

The service issued a statement Wednesday that confirmed the tornado struck 3 miles northwest of Concord at 12:25 p.m.

The tornado was rated an EF-0, which is the weakest category, with maximum winds of 65 to 85 mph.

The storm caused no injuries and minor damage to trees and a boathouse

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  • jblake1932 Jul 5, 2013

    The wind from last weeks storm was stronger than this "confirmed?" tornado.