Tornadoes in Mass.: Photos

Thank you to the Rossi Family for these storm photos.

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Amy Parmenter
This house on Pine Street Court House was completely destroyed by the tornado.
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AP
Bricks and debris that fell from a building lay on top of cars after a report of a tornado in Springfield, Mass., on Wednesday, June 1, 2011. An apparent tornado struck downtown Springfield, one of Massachusetts' largest cities, scattering debris, toppling trees, and frightening workers and residents.
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Amy Parmenter
The view from Union and Main in Springfield.
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This house in the Six Corners section of Springfield was taken off its foundation.
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You can see the effect the tornado has on water beneath the bridge in Springfield, Mass. Jeffrey Dominick took this photo.
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AAmy Parmenter, NBC Connecticut
The sidewalk is torn up and a tree comes up from the roots after a powerful storm.
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Brian Berard
The area near Island Pond Road and Arcadia in Springfield was hard hit.
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Ambulance Service of Manchester sent in this photo after being deployed.
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Amy Parmenter, NBC Connecticut
The National Guard assists local Springfield, Massachusetts Police on Central Street.
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Monica Buchanan
Storms split trees on Main Street in Springfield.
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Greg Rooke
This photo is from Fat Trax on North Main Street, or Route 83, in East Longmeadow.
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AP
A woman runs with her child to safety after another report of a possible tornado in Springfield, Mass., Wednesday, June 1, 2011. An apparent tornado struck downtown Springfield, one of Massachusetts' largest cities, scattering debris, toppling trees, and frightening workers and residents. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
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Jeffrey A. Dominick
Jeffrey A. Dominick, who works in Springfield, captured these photos of a funnel cloud formation.
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Brian Berard
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Jeffrey Dominick captures this photo of the storm moving away.
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The First Church of Monson, in Massachusetts, suffered severe damage.
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Greg Rooke
A view of the tornado in Springfield from East Longmeadow.
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Memorial Avenue in West Springfield less than a minute after the tornado came over.
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A tornado apparently touched down in Springfield on Thursday afternoon. The Rossi family sent these photos.
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Tom Petsche
A neighborhood in Monson, Mass. wiped out by the tornado.
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The roof was torn off Father & Sons car dealership in West Springfield.
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Emily Greco
Emily Greco sent this photo in from Springfield College,
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Jennifer Petersen's husband took this photo from his office parking lot in Springfield.
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The Rossi Family in Springfield send in these photos.
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Storm toppled trees and flipped a truck.
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Warm and increasingly humid air will fuel thunderstorms that could produce damaging winds, hail and isolated tornadoes.
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Tom Petsche
Surveying the damage in an area of monson destroyed by the tornado.
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Areas of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island are under tornado watch.
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NBC Connecticut
A kindergarten classroom at a school in Westfield had its roof ripped off.
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AP
Power lines, lit up by emergency vehicle lights, are downed after a tornado swept through Monson, Mass. Wednesday, June 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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Tom Petsche
A home heavily damaged in Monson, Mass.
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NBC Connecticut
Angel Reyes looks for some of his belongings in the debris in Springfield.
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Mike K sent this photo from Interstate 291 in Springfield.
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Tom Petsche
Tree damage from the tornado in Monson, Mass.
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Emily Greco
Emily Greco sent this in from Springfield College.
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Brian Kaselouskas
The roof was torn off Father & Sons car dealership in West Springfield.
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Trish Kadish
Trish Kadish sent this photo from Windsor Locks.
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Karen Mullaney
This tree in the backyard of Hebron was hit by lightning around 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday. The bark from the tree exploded across the back yard.
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The Boucher family in Willimantic sent this photo of hail.
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From 28th floor of Tower Square
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The First Church of Monson, in Massachusetts, Before and after.
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NBC Connecticut
A woman looks at a home on Hill St. destroyed by the tornado in West Springfield.
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Dryden Memorial School
Dryden Memorial School
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Brian Berard
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AP
Residents gather in front of a house where a car lay smashed against a tree after a tornado swept through Monson, Mass. Wednesday, June 1, 2011. (
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NBC Connecticut
Damage to a backyard in Springfield.
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