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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 0.91 Miles
-- Width 100 Yards
State NORTH CAROLINA
County/Area CARTERET
WFO MHX
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-12-26 14:58:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 2SSE CORE CREEK
Begin Lat/Lon 34.79/-76.67
End Date 2012-12-26 15:00:00.0 EST-5
End Location 1SSE CORE CREEK
End Lat/Lon 34.8/-76.67
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 10.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A warm front lifted north through eastern North Carolina during the morning hours of December 26th 2012, with weak instability developing along the coast. Scattered thunderstorms lifted northeast along the coast during the afternoon. One of the storms produce severe winds and a tornado across Carteret County.
Event Narrative National Weather Service storm survey found and EF1 tornado with winds estimated at 90 mph touched down north of Beaufort. The tornado was estimated to be about 100 yards wide and was on the ground for about three quarters of a mile. The tornado first touched down near the intersection of Tuttles Grove road and Madison Bay Drive then produce intermittent damage as it lifted rapidly northeast and lifted near Highway 101. Several trees were blow down and a couple homes had window and minor roof damage. There were no injuries.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 13.00K 0.00K
ATLANTIC BEACH CARTERET CO. NC 12/26/2012 14:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
ATLANTIC BEACH CARTERET CO. NC 12/26/2012 14:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CAMP GLENN CARTERET CO. NC 12/26/2012 14:55 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CORE CREEK CARTERET CO. NC 12/26/2012 14:58 EST-5 Tornado EF1 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
BEAUFORT CARTERET CO. NC 12/26/2012 15:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 54 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BEAUFORT MOOREHD ARP CARTERET CO. NC 12/26/2012 15:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 13.00K 0.00K