BOSTON (CBS) — The National Weather Service said that an EF-1 tornado caused damage near the town of Conway in western Massachusetts Saturday night. There was a report of one person injured due to the storm.
Conway is located in Franklin County. The tornado was also reported to have touched down in Goshen, Massachusetts, located in Hampshire County.READ MORE: Boston Children's Hospital Begins Vaccinating Kids Ages 12-15 Following FDA Approval
The twister struck between 7 and 8 p.m., according to the weather service.
An EF-1 tornado can pack winds of at least 86 and up to 110 miles per hour.READ MORE: $2,500 Reward Offered For Information After Cat Bound Using Tape, Shot 11 Times With BB Gun
Several structures suffered damage, due to the storm.
This is the earliest tornado to ever hit Massachusetts. The prior earliest twister to hit the Bay State was March 1, 1966.MORE NEWS: NASA Wallops Rocket Launch Postponed Again