MADISON, NJ - The National Weather Service has concluded that the storm that impacted Madison was a Fujita 1 Tornado, stated officials from the Morris County Office of Emergency Management.
The area was impacted by an "Enhanced Fujita 1 tornado with max wind speeds of 100 miles per hour", they said.
Authorities stated that the tornado had a width of 150 yards and a length of 4.9 miles and touched down between 12:23 am until 12:28am on Friday November 1.
The conclusion came after preliminary damage assessment which included representatives from the Morris County Office of Emergency Management, the Borough of Madison, the Madison Police Department, the Madison Office of Emergency Management, Madison Department of Public Works, Madison Electric Utility Department, New Jersey state Police Office of Emergency Management, and Meteorologists from the US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly.
Although the storm produced significant amount of property damage, there were no injuries.