National Weather Service Confirms Tornado Touchdown in Mount Laurel

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A car is overturned by a landspout tornado over the weekend. – Photo courtesy of Mount Laurel Police Department Facebook page.

MOUNT LAUREL – The National Weather Service has confirmed that a landspout tornado touched down in Mount Laurel over the weekend.

The tornado touched down on Sunday, July 7th, at 2:07 p.m., in a commercial warehouse parking lot. As the tornado moved across the parking lot it overturned one car.

Its estimated speed was around 70 mph.

It then passed over a warehouse building where it caused minor roof damage. Portions of roof material were pulled back causing the roof to bow. Two air conditioning units were torn off the roof. Ceiling tiles were also dislodged throughout the interior of the building.

There were no injuries or fatalities reported.