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Displaying AFOS PIL: PNSGYX Received: 2018-06-19 22:37 UTC

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Gray ME
637 PM EDT Tue Jun 19 2018


Location...Bath in Grafton County New Hampshire
Date...June 18 2018
Estimated Time...303 pm EDT - 315 pm EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...75 MPH 
Maximum Path Width...25 yards 
Path Length...9.45 miles 
Beginning Lat/Lon...44.15N / 72.00W 
Ending lat/Lon...44.10N / 71.83W
* 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.

The National Weather Service in Gray ME has confirmed a tornado
near Bath in Grafton County New Hampshire on June 18 2018.

The initial downed trees were noted along the Ammonoosuc River 
near the Bath / Haverhill line. A path of snapped...uprooted and 
other downed trees was noted to the east southeast of 
this...crossing Goose Lane Road and then paralleling state route 
112. The tornado passed very close to the Swiftwater Covered 
Bridge before continuing east southeast with the final tree damage
noted just northeast of the intersection of state routes 112 and 
116 in the town of Easton, NH

Given the lack of structural damage and the nature of the tree
damage...a rating of EF0 was used for this tornado.  

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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