BREAKING: NWS confirms EF1 tornado in Southbury, Oxford


...NWS METEOROLOGISTS SURVEYED STORM DAMAGE IN THE VICINITY OF

SOUTHBURY AND OXFORD IN NEW HAVEN COUNTY CONNECTICUT...


The National Weather Service office in New York NY has completed a

preliminary survey for the area between Southbury and Oxford in

New Haven County, Connecticut. The survey is in relation to the

severe thunderstorms that moved through the area on May 15, 2018.


It has been determined that an EF1 tornado with estimated peak

winds of 100 mph moved along a 4.5 mile path between Southbury and

Oxford. Numerous trees were uprooted along this path.


A final assessment including results of other surveys being

conducted today is expected to be completed and transmitted via a

Public Information Statement on Thursday.


The storm survey information will also be available on our

website at http://www.weather.gov

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