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Officials: Tornado Caused Damage in Charlestown This Month



Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Manchester — 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 80-100 mph. WMUR-TV reports the tornado is the second-earliest ever recorded in the state.

The tornado took down trees along a 36-mile path from Charlestown to Webster. Damage was also found in the New Hampshire towns of Langdon, Acworth, Lempster, Bradford and Warner.