Tornado Recorded in Upstate New York
Binghamton, NY – The National Weather Service says a tornado with wind speeds up to 135 miles per hour touched down in upstate New York. WAMC's Tristan O'Neill reports...
A meteorologist with the agency says its investigators have confirmed that a tornado struck the Chemung County town of Erin early Thursday morning.
Meteorologist Mike Nadolski says it was a category EF2 tornado, with wind speeds between 111 and 135 mph.
He says the agency is also investigating whether a tornado touched down in adjacent Tompkins County. The Chemung and Tompkins counties are in the southwestern part of the state, along the Pennsylvania border.
Tristan O'Neill, WAMC News.
Copyright 2011 Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.