Tornadoes and Wind Storms

Tornado with 105 mph winds hit Salisbury Monday, meteorologists confirm

Tornado with 105 mph winds hit Salisbury Monday, meteorologists confirm

A tornado with winds of up to 105 mph tossed vehicles and knocked down a concrete building in Salisbury on Monday afternoon, meteorologists confirmed Tuesday.

Meteorologists from the National Weather Service’s Wakefield, Va., office who surveyed the damage rated the tornado an EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, the second-lowest of six categories. It left a path of damage three-quarters of a mile long and 100 to 150 yards wide, they said.

The tornado tracked across southern Salisbury, touching down just south of the Salisbury University campus near a strip mall. It moved northeast along South Salisbury Boulevard, the section of U.S. 13 that runs through the town, causing minor...

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