New Hampshire

Thursday, July 24, 2008
A tornado with 135 mph winds cut through nine towns and 8,400 acres. Almost 100 homes were ruined or damaged. A 20-mile stretch of trees had been blown down to the ground. Garages had been cut in half by falling timber. Telephone and electrical poles had fallen and service was cut in several communities. When the tornado struck a home in Deerfield it threw a man into the yard and killed a woman inside. The coupleʼs three-month-old grandson survived.

State Information

New Hampshire Department of Safety
Homeland Security & Emergency Management
33 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03305
(603) 271-2231

Citizen Corps

Get Involved in Preparing your Community. Citizen Corps, Homeland Security's grassroots effort, localizes preparedness messages and provides opportunities for citizens to get emergency response training; participate in community exercises; and volunteer to support local first responders. To learn more and to get involved, contact your nearest Citizen Corps Council by visiting

New Hampshire State Citizen Corps Council
117 Pleasant St.
4th Floor, Dolloff Building
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-6098

Last Updated: 08/20/2019