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Trees down in Berkeley Heights, N.J. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Tornado Strikes N.J.; Other Parts Of Region Hit Hard By Similar Storm

The twister set down and traveled approximately 4.8 miles through New Providence into Summit with sustained winds of 85 mph, the National Weather Service said.

07/01/2013

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Powerful Winds To Whack Tri-State With Resounding Blow This Weekend

Wind gusts could be between 40 to 50 m.p.h. and those conditions have prompted a high wind warning for New York City and Long Island.

02/24/2012

Christina Santiago (Credit: RIP Christina Santiago/Facebook)

Bronx Native Christina Santiago Killed In Stage Collapse At Indiana State Fair

The Bronx native was among those in the front rows of the outdoor concert venue where country group Sugarland was set to play. A powerful gust of wind dragged at the stage rigging, causing it to buckle, and ultimately, collapse into the crowd.

08/15/2011

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Stage Collapse At Indiana State Fair Leaves 4 Dead

Strong winds caused the stage rigging for the outdoor concert to collapse at the fairgrounds in Indianapolis. Fans were trapped and injured in the incident shortly before 9 p.m. It happened before the band had taken the stage.

08/13/2011

New Jersey Treehouse

Red Oak Tree Crashes Through House In Glen Rock

Strong winds nearly destroyed a family’s home in New Jersey on Saturday when a 90-foot red oak crashed through a roof in Glen Rock.

02/20/2011

High winds downed this tree in the Hollis section of Queens on October 15, 2010.

NYC Clean-Up Crews Continue Work After Windy Weather

The windy weather wreaked havoc on Queens – and it was caught on video. A crew was working Saturday to clear a fallen tree at one house, while another tree fell just steps away.

10/16/2010

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NWS: Small Tornado Hit Riverdale During Sunday Thunderstorm

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a small tornado hit the Bronx Sunday afternoon during a thunderstorm that left thousands without power in the metropolitan area.

1010 WINS–07/26/2010