10th Tornado Confirmed in July Pennsylvania-New Jersey Storms

A 10th tornado has now been confirmed weeks after severe storms battered parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey

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The National Weather Service has confirmed a 10th tornado that struck during storms last month in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Forecasters in Mount Holly, New Jersey said Sunday that the EF-0 tornado struck July 29 in a remote area of Jackson Township, New Jersey with estimated peak winds of 80 mph.

Authorities earlier confirmed nine other tornadoes in Pennsylvania and New Jersey during the storm, including an EF-3 tornado in eastern Pennsylvania and an EF-2 tornado that started in the Keystone State and then moved into the Garden State.

Authorities in Bucks County said the EF-3 tornado that contained top winds of 140 mph when it struck Bensalem, damaging an auto dealership and a mobile home park. Five people had non-life-threatening injuries. It was the most powerful tornado in Pennsylvania since 2004, according to the NWS.

Forecasters said an EF-2 tornado near New Hope, Pennsylvania in the Washington Crossing Historic Park area went across the Delaware River into Mercer County, New Jersey with peak winds up to 115 mph.

Two tornadoes struck in Ocean County, an EF-2 that went from Waretown to Barnegat Light with peak winds up to 115 mph and an EF-1 with winds of 100 mph to 105 mph.

An EF-1 tornado in the Plumstead Township area of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, had peak winds up to 90 mph. Another EF-1 tornado with peak winds up to 90 mph appeared in the Weisenberg Township area of Lehigh County, uprooting trees and causing some minor roof damage Another EF-1 was in Windsor, Mercer County, and there were EF-0 tornadoes in northeast Philadelphia and in Slatington, Lehigh County.

Residents in the Trevose community of Lower Bucks County told NBC10 reporter Aaron Baskerville what it was like to live through a tornado.
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