National Weather Service Confirms EF0 Tornado in Mansfield

The National Weather Service investigated the cause of storm damage in Mansfield Tuesday and determined it was an EF0 tornado.

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The National Weather Service report said “trees came down in a very chaotic pattern” from the area just west of Storrs Road, or Route 195, between Cemetery Road and Bassetts Bridge Road and the tornado continued east-northeastward across Cemetery Road and ended just to the east of the southernmost portion of Echo Road.

Several shingles were blown off of a roof on Storrs Road and they were found around 500 yards away, according to the National Weather Service.

A resident in the area reported seeing a swirling mass of leaves and sticks.

There have been eight tornadoes in Connecticut this year, making it one of the most active years for tornadoes on record.

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