Was It a Tornado? NWS in Connecticut to Survey Damage - NBC Connecticut

Was It a Tornado? NWS in Connecticut to Survey Damage

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Severe Weather Rips Down Trees and Power Lines

    Vernon, Mansfield and Coventry were all hard-hit, with hundreds of people without power immediately following the storms.

    (Published Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019)

    A meteorologist from the National Weather Service is in Connecticut today to determine if it was a tornado that caused damage in several towns on Wednesday.

    The storms that moved through prompted tornado warnings in Hartford, Tolland, and Windham counties.

    Trees and power lines came down in Enfield, Vernon, Coventry and a few other towns. No one was injured.

    The National Weather Service meteorologist will be in Vernon, Coventry, and Mansfield to survey the damage and determine if it was in fact a tornado or straight line winds that caused it.

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