EF-1 tornado confirmed in southern Alamance County

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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ELI WHITNEY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Monday's severe weather that moved through central North Carolina produced a tornado in Alamance County, the National Weather Service said Tuesday.

The EF-1 tornado touched down at 4:46 p.m. near the Eli Whitney community in the southern part of the county.

The twister had peak winds of 110 mph and a path length of 1.25 miles, the NWS said, with a max width of 200 yards.

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No deaths or injuries were reported.

The extent of damage was not immediately available.

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