July 31, 2021
ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (MERCER)–The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued their report on the Windsor – Robbinsville Township Tornado. It is rated as an EF-1 The Enhanced Fujita Scale (EF Scale) with a wind speed estimate of 105 mph. It was 100 yards wide and traveled 1.6 miles The tornado started at 6:56 p.m. on July 29, 2021 and ended at 7:05 p.m. The tornado began near the Assunpink Creek near Route 130 and uprooted trees and a day care center lost part of its roofing material.
From the National Weather Service:
...NWS Damage Surveys for 07/29/2021 Tornado Event
.Windsor-Robbinsville Township Tornado... Rating: EF-1 Estimated Peak Wind: 105 mph Path Length /statute/: 1.6 miles Path Width /maximum/: 100 yards Fatalities: 0 Injuries: 0 Start Date: July 29, 2021 Start Time: 6:56 PM EDT Start Location: Robbinsville Twp / Mercer / NJ Start Lat/Lon: 40.237/-74.585 End Date: July 29, 2021 End Time: 7:05 PM EDT End Location: Robbinsville Twp / Mercer / NJ End Lat/Lon: 40.239/-74.554 The Windsor-Robbinsville Township tornado began on Route 130 just south of the town of Windsor near the Assunpink Creek. A few hardwood trees were uprooted along the highway near the Chestnut Montessori. The building lost a portion of its roofing material and several other hardwood trees were uprooted or snapped just behind the property into a small wooded area. The tornado then continued in a somewhat transient and weak manner through a series of fields and tree lines. A few large tree branches were snapped off near a farm home on Windsor Road and a hardwood tree in a tree line was uprooted across the street. The sporadic tree damage continued along Perrineville Road where a large section of a tree was snapped off at another residence. The tornado then produced an area of intense convergent tree damage near the intersection of Perrineville Road and Voelbel Road where numerous trees were snapped or uprooted. The tornado ended just downstream from this intersection at a residence on Perrineville Road where a final tree was uprooted. The National Weather Service would like to thank the Mercer County Office of Emergency Management for their assistance in providing information for this survey. Manning/Staarmann