Rare November tornado hits Connecticut, Rhode Island-KTAR.com

2021-11-24 04:13:42 By : Ms. Lusie Jung

New Haven, Connecticut (AP)-The National Weather Service said on Sunday that the three tornadoes that hit Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut this weekend were the first to hit the area in November since at least 1950.

The service confirmed three tornadoes on Saturday night. One EF-1 hit near Stonenington and Rhode Island Westerly; EF-0 hit North Kingstown, Rhode Island; another EF-0 hit Plainfield and Rhode Island Fox Landed near the special. A representative of the service was investigating the damage in the area on Sunday. There were no reports of deaths or injuries.

"Since 1950, CT or RI has never recorded a tornado in November," NWS tweeted. "The last time MA recorded a tornado in November was on July 11, 1971."

According to the service’s preliminary report, EF-1 estimates that the peak wind speed is up to 90 mph (145 km/h) and the maximum path width is 100 yards (91 m). Tornadoes in North Kingstown and Plainfield are estimated to have peak wind speeds of up to 80 mph (129 km/h).

In the path of EF-1, the house's gutters and shutters were torn off, the trampoline was stuck on a wire about 20 feet (6 meters) above the ground, and the metal shed was lifted and turned over and then crushed. Large branches, among other damages, are based on service. On the path of the North Kingstown tornado, at least four telephone poles broke, and a fallen tree damaged windows and roofs.

Two tornadoes landed about a mile and a half.

According to the service, a heavy, large trailer was pushed about 50 feet (15 meters) along the path of the Plainfield and Foster tornadoes. The tornado intermittently landed for 6 miles (9 kilometers).

Three tornadoes uprooted several trees.

NWS stated in another tweet that it was unable to fully investigate the Scituate area of ​​Rhode Island due to the sunset.

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