WOLCOTT, Conn. (WTNH) -
The National Weather Service's New York office has confirmed that a weak tornado touched down in Wolcott.
The "EF0" level tornado touched down at 12:50 p.m. The small tornado had an estimated wind speed of 80 to 85 miles per hour and spanned about .62 miles, according to its preliminary findings.
A level 0 tornado on the Enhanced Fujita scale is a week tornado estimated to reach 65 to 85 miles per hour.
The tornado caused "intermittent tree damage" and "continued along a path to the northeast to Wolcott High School," blowing "large fixed sports equipment" across the field and knocking down a fence, according to the report.
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