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Storm over Montgomery, NY August 27, 2020
Courtesy of the Town of Montgomery

The National Weather Service has confirmed tornadoes hit in Orange County, New York and New Haven County, Connecticut on Thursday.

Storm over Montgomery, NY August 27, 2020
Courtesy of the Town of Montgomery

National Weather Service teams are headed out to parts of the WAMC listening area to determine if any tornadoes touched down Thursday. Though power outages and damage were not as widespread as from Tropical Storm Isaias in early August, there were intense pockets.

A tornado
Wikimedia Commons/Daphne Zaras

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

Courtesy of Central Hudson

New York’s two U.S. Senators and a congressman are urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency to stand ready to approve any request from the state for disaster declarations for Hudson Valley counties. The counties were impacted from severe storms and tornadoes in mid-May.

NWS Confirms Tornadoes Hit The Hudson Valley

May 17, 2018
Courtesy of the office of NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo

The National Weather Service has confirmed four tornadoes touched down during thunderstorms that pounded the Hudson Valley Tuesday, on both sides of the river.