NWS confirms tornado touched down in Camden County

The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-0 tornado touched down yesterday in Camden County.Officials say the tornado touched down at around 6:31 p.m.

MOUNT EPHRAIM - The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-0 tornado touched down yesterday in Camden County.

Officials say the tornado touched down at around 6:31 p.m. near Mount Ephraim. Authorities reported damaged homes and downed trees in the Philadelphia suburb.

The National Weather Service says the tornado was 75 feet wide and had a path length of 120 yards. Winds were estimated to be 70 mph.

Photos sent in by viewers to News 12 New Jersey's VClips showed the funnel cloud forming in the area.

News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist James Gregorio says tornados are not always uncommon in the Garden State, averaging two a year.

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