SOMERS, Conn. (AP) — A tornado with peak winds of 80 mph (50 kph) knocked down trees in northern Connecticut.
The National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-0 tornado touched down for almost two miles after 6 p.m. Sunday in Somers, near the Massachusetts state line. EF-0 is the lowest rating for tornadoes based on wind speeds.
No injuries were reported, but the tornado uprooted trees and caused some power outages.
“It took seconds. Trees are getting ripped up. It sounded like a freight train,” Somers resident Ray Spanillo told WFSB.
The town planned to assess the damage Monday.
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