1879 Bouctouche tornado

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