NWS confirms tornado touched-down in Robeson County over weekend

Image from the National Weather Service.

LUMBERTON, NC (WBTW) – The National Weather Service in Wilmington confirmed the Saturday evening storm that ripped through Robeson County did produce a tornado that left damage behind.

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The tornado was listed as an EF-1 and had winds reaching 90 mph.

The NWS said the tornado left a path of destruction about 100 yards wide for more than 2 miles.

Pictures of damage east of Lumberton shows several trees down as well as roof damage to some buildings.


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