Tornado touched down in Swain Co. on Friday, NWS confirms
SWAIN COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed an EF-1 tornado briefly touched near Bryson City on May 6, 2022.
NWS officials said the tornado touched down at around 5:00 p.m. and damaged three homes in the area. They added that the homes received damage to roofs, siding, doors, windows and trees. One house had a portion of its roof removed by the storm.
According to NWS officials, winds from an EF-1 tornado can reach 86 to 110 MPH.
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