MANORVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – We’re getting a look Tuesday at some damage done by Monday night’s storms in the Tri-State Area that spun off a tornado in Suffolk County.
The EF-0 tornado touched down on Dayton Street and continued on through Rosewood and South streets in Manorville, tearing the tops off trees and knocking down power lines.READ MORE: Ohio Man With Semi-Automatic Rifle Taken Into Custody At Times Square Subway Station
EF-0 tornadoes have winds between 65 and 85 miles per hour. Nonetheless it caused extensive damage. Not only did the tornado knock down an entire row of trees, it destroyed a fence and sent patio furniture flying into one family’s pool.
The tornado touched down 4:30 p.m. Monday. It sheared large tree limbs and tops off of dozens of oak, maple and pine trees as well as at least a dozen shallow-rooted trees.READ MORE: NYPD Honored For Actively Supporting Organ Donation
According to the National Weather Service, the tornado only lasted for about five minutes traveling 1.6 miles before it lifted off near the Long Island Expressway.
A shed was destroyed and some homes had minor damage when shingles and siding were blown off.
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