1879 Bouctouche tornado

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F3 tornado
Max rating1F3 tornado
1Most severe tornado damage; see Fujita scale

The 1879 Bouctouche Tornado was a tornado that struck the town of Bouctouche, New Brunswick on Wednesday, August 6, 1879.

It is estimated that the tornado was an F3 in strength, and is the easternmost major tornado in North America, though weaker tornadoes and waterspouts have been known to form in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia.

The tornado killed 5 people, injured 10 others, and rendered 25 families homeless.

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Coordinates: 46°28′23″N 64°43′30″W / 46.473°N 64.725°W / 46.473; -64.725