Tornado Confirmed In North Haven

(CBS Connecticut) — An EF-0 tornado earlier this afternoon cause damage to houses in the Montowese section of North Haven.

The National Weather Service says the twister had a maximum speed of 70 miles per hour.  Its path was 50 yards wide, and 2.16 miles long.

There were no injuries, but large trees and some power lines were down in the area.

A statement from the National Weather Service reads:

Wind damage occurred on a line from Quinnipiac Avenue near the  Montowese section of North Haven east to Barberry Road. Locations  of wind damage included Quinnipiac avenue, Village Street, Fitch  Street, Governors Drive, Montowese Avenue by Cloudland, Montowese  Avenue, and Nettleton Avenue. On village Street, an 8 by 10 foot  shed was lifted about 15 feet up in a tree. Damage was mainly limited to trees that fell onto power lines and cars with only minor structural damage.

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