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NWS Confirms Tornadoes Hit Two Hudson Valley Communities

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Several tornadoes touched down as storms rolled through the metropolitan New York City area this week.

The National Weather Service has confirmed that tornadoes struck Stony Point, in Rockland County, and New Castle, in Westchester County, between 4 and 5 p.m. on Tuesday. The weather service says winds reached 110 mph in New Castle and 100 mph in Stony Point. Meantime, a Long Island tornado packed winds of about 85 mph when it landed in Ronkonkoma late Tuesday night. The storms resulted in property damage but no people were reported injured. They also left behind flooded roads and power outages. 

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