Long Island tornados: National Weather Service confirms 4 twisters touched down

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LEVITTOWN, Nassau County (WABC) — A fourth twister is confirmed to have touched down on Lengthy Island over the weekend, the Nationwide Climate Service mentioned Monday, one in every of 9 to hit New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island throughout heavy storms.

The EF-0 tornado brought on harm from Remsenberg to Westhhampton and is the third confirmed in Suffolk County throughout the storm.

Residents throughout the island proceed to cleanup Monday, together with in Levittown, the place another EF-0 tornado uprooted a tree and ripped up the sidewalk on Tulip Lane.

That twister additionally traveled throughout Woodmere, Hempstead and Uniondale.

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A stronger EF-1 twister was confirmed within the Shirley/Manorville space, whereas one other EF-0 twister touched down in East Islip.

A Chipotle restaurant was badly broken and a piece of a roof was torn off of a shopping mall.

The Nationwide Climate Service mentioned the primary report of a landing was in Woodmere, the place a number of bushes and powerlines have been down.

The twisters have been solely on the bottom for a couple of minutes however managed to tear off roofs, take down energy traces, and topple bushes.

“The bushes…weren’t simply bending, and so they simply snapped off,” one resident mentioned. “After which over there I seen that one go down, and that one go down, and my shed went with it.”

Quite a few small planes have been overturned at Brookhaven Calabro Airport.

Fortunately, most individuals took discover of the extreme thunderstorm and twister warnings.

Residents went into their basements or inside rooms, and there have been no experiences of any accidents.

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Moreover, an EF-1 twister touched down in Stonington, Connecticut, with EF-0 twisters in Branford and Cheshire, and two others in Rhode Island.

Domestically, storms additionally introduced quarter-size hail together with cloud-to-ground lightning as the road raced east at 50 mph.

Video captured heavy hailstorms in Manhattan.

Eyewitnesses additionally captured footage of the hailstorms because it moved by New Milford, New Jersey.

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