Burlington County

Tornado Touched Down in Burlington County, NJ

The NWS said the EF-1 tornado touched down in northwestern Burlington County when a line of severe thunderstorms moved through the area.

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A tornado touched down in Burlington County, New Jersey, Saturday night, the National Weather Service confirmed. 

The NWS said the EF-1 tornado touched down 1.5 miles south of Columbus in northwestern Burlington County at 10:25 p.m. Saturday when a line of severe thunderstorms moved through the area.

The tornado ended at 10:36 p.m. in Jacobstown, New Jersey.

The tornado’s estimated peak wind was 80 to 90 mph and its length was 7.9 miles.

An EF1 tornado is considered “weak” with wind speeds ranging from 86 to 110 mph. 

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