NWS: Two Tornadoes Touched Down in New York State Wednesday
While the Hudson Valley saw heavy rain and wind as Wednesday evening's storms rolled through the area, other parts of the state saw it even worse earlier in the day.
The National Weather Service confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in the state Wednesday afternoon. One was in Johnstown in Fulton County at around 2:24 p.m. The NWS says the tornado was rated an EF-1 on the enhance Fujita scale, with winds around 85 m.p.h.
Fortunately, there weren't any injuries. Both tornadoes uprooted dozens of trees however.
According to the NYdatabase, these were the second and third tornadoes to hit New York state in 2019. The first was April 15 in the Broome County town of Fenton, when an EF-1 touched down.
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