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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F1
-- Length 0.1 Miles
-- Width 30 Yards
State NORTH CAROLINA
County/Area GASTON
WFO GSP
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2006-11-15 22:51:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 0N CRAMERTON
Begin Lat/Lon 35.25/-81.08
End Date 2006-11-15 22:52:00.0 EST-5
End Location 0N CRAMERTON
End Lat/Lon 35.25/-81.08
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 50.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A narrow line of showers and thunderstorms developed ahead of a strong cold front during the evening hours of November 15th. As the line moved into North Carolina a series of tornadoes formed along a break in the line. In all, four tornadoes touched down from the east side of Gastonia to a few miles east of Statesville. The strongest tornado produced a small area of F2 damage. One person later died from injuries suffered in the last tornado in Iredell County. Areas of damaging straight line winds also occurred in other parts of the line.
Event Narrative An NWS survey found a short damage path, consistent with a tornado, near Cramerton. The tornado damaged the West Cramerton Baptist Church, removing several shingles, damaging stained glass windows, knocking off the steeple and blowing off the front door.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 1 180.00K 0.00K
CRAMERTON GASTON CO. NC 11/15/2006 22:51 EST-5 Tornado F1 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
LOWELL GASTON CO. NC 11/15/2006 22:53 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
CHARLOTTE MECKLENBURG CO. NC 11/15/2006 22:58 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LINCOLNTON LINCOLN CO. NC 11/15/2006 23:15 EST-5 Tornado F0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DENVER LINCOLN CO. NC 11/15/2006 23:22 EST-5 Tornado F2 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MT MOURNE IREDELL CO. NC 11/15/2006 23:25 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STATESVILLE IREDELL CO. NC 11/15/2006 23:45 EST-5 Tornado F1 1 1 110.00K 0.00K
HARMONY IREDELL CO. NC 11/16/2006 00:01 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARSHVILLE UNION CO. NC 11/16/2006 00:06 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 1 180.00K 0.00K