EF-0 tornado confirmed near Pinconning - WNEM TV 5

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EF-0 tornado confirmed near Pinconning

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The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-0 touched down within Friday afternoon's tornado-warned storm, 2.3 miles north of Pinconning.

The damage survey concluded the strength of the peak winds to be 70 miles per hour, with a path length of 2.0 miles. The width of the damage path was 100 yards.

According to the NWS, the tornado began near the northern end of Elevator Road around 3:16 PM and ran parallel to Lapan Road, where it uprooted pine trees and damaged large tree limbs. Toward the end of Lapan Road, small trees were snapped, a roof was peeled off, and a house sustained broken windows.

It's likely the tornado then continued onto the Saginaw Bay. The listed end time for the tornado was 3:20 PM.

The Enhanced Fujita Scale

EF0...Weak......65 to 85 mph

EF1...Weak......86 to 110 mph

EF2...Strong....111 to 135 mph

EF3...Strong....136 to 165 mph

EF4...Violent...166 To 200 mph

EF5...Violent...>200 mph

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