MOORESVILLE, N.C. — The National Weather Service (NWS) in Greenville-Spartanburg has confirmed an EF-0 tornado touched down in southern Iredell County on Saturday, April 22nd. The tornado, which formed at approximately 7:30 AM on the northeastern banks of Lake Norman, was in contact with the ground for over seven miles before dissipating roughly a mile south of downtown Mooresville.
The twister was 30 yards wide at its maximum width and packed winds approaching 80 miles per hour. Fortunately, damage was minimal and no injuries or deaths have been reported from Saturday’s storms.
Our storm survey has confirmed an EF-0 tornado touched down in Iredell Co. on Saturday morning. The path was 7.79 miles long and 30 yards wide while impacting the south sides of Mount Mourne and Mooresville.
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— NWS GSP (@NWSGSP) April 23, 2023
A home collapse was erroneously reported on Saturday morning, but WCCB found only minor hail damage to the 500 block of Preston Road in Troutman.