BOSTON (CBS) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that Saturday’s weather produced five tornadoes in Connecticut and Rhode Island.
According to a damage survey released by NWS Boston/Norton on Sunday, an EF-1 tornado touched down in Stonington, Conn., a little before 5 p.m. The highest wind speeds were around 90 miles per hour.
The tornado then moved to Westerly, R.I., where winds uprooted around 20 large trees.
Meanwhile, an EF-0 tornado touched down in North Kingstown, R.I., around 5:15 p.m. Winds reached upwards of 80 miles per hour. It traveled to Wickford in Washington County, R.I. Another EF-0 tornado tracked from Plainfield, Conn. to Foster, R.I.
Two other weaker tornadoes were confirmed in Connecticut.
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No one was hurt from the tornadoes.
The National Weather Service said the tornadoes in Connecticut were the first ever in recorded history during the month of November.