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06febAll DayGold Hill (Rowan County, NC)

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Start Time:  11:56 am EST

End Time: Unknown

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds: 85 mph

Path length: 1.49 miles

Width: 25 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County: Rowan

State:  North Carolina

Start Lat/Lon: 35.5088 / -80.3505

End Lat/Lon: 35.5071 / -80.3242


The tornado developed near the intersection of Old Beatty Ford Rd and St Stephens Church Rd south of Gold Hill.  A small barn was damaged.  This was the strongest damage with a suggested wind speed of 85 mph.  Some some trees were snapped and uprooted here as well. The tornado snapped and uprooted trees as it moved east along and near Old Beatty Ford Rd. The tornado ended near this road’s intersection with Old US 80 Hwy.


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