Confirmed tornado touchdown Sunday in New Hanover County

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The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in New Hanover County on Sunday.

According to the NWS report, the tornado hit at 12:48 a.m. Sunday in Silver Lake. Around half a dozen pine and oak trees up to 14 inches in diameter were snapped or twisted on River Vista Drive.

The estimated wind speed was 95 miles per hour.

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