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Tornado that struck Ocean County packed winds of 130 mph, weather service says

Posted on AllSides April 3rd, 2023
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One of the four confirmed tornadoes that struck New Jersey Saturday night was classified as a strong EF-2 twister packing top winds as high as 130 mph — and another was an EF-2 with winds up to 120 mph, the National Weather Service said Monday after analyzing the damage. The stronger EF-2 tornado — the third of six intensity levels on the Enhanced Fujita scale used by the weather service to measure tornado strength — touched down in Jackson Township in Ocean County at 7:24 p.m. Saturday and remained on...

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