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22augAll DayCentral Ossippee (Carroll County, NH)

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Start Time:  2:05 pm EDT

End Time:  Unknown

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds:  70 mph

Path length:  1.65 miles

Width:  50 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  0

County:  Carroll

State:  New Hampshire

Start Lat/Lon:  43.75 / -71.15

End Lat/Lon:  43.74 / -71.13


The National Weather Service in Gray ME has confirmed a tornado near Central Ossippee in Carroll County County New Hampshire on August, 22nd, 2020. A weak tornado briefly touched down and caused minor damage in Central Ossippee. Minor tree damage occurred on Main St. with a few snapped and uprooted softwood trees. There was also some minor oak tree damage with the tops snapped off. One structure had some minor roof damage due to shingles being blown off. The tornado briefly lifted before additional tree damage occurred along Beech River Court with additional snapped trees and debris from small branches. Sporadic damage was reported on the west side of Rt. 16 before crossing Rt. 16 and causing minor tree damage on the east side of Rt. 16. One more commercial building had minor shingle damage to its roof before the tornado lifted. The mix of snapped soft & hardwood trees along with the shingle damage support a maximum wind speed of 70 mph.


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