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02augAll DaySharon (Litchfield County, CT)

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Start Time:  5:36 pm EDT

End Time:  Unknown

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds:  80 mph

Path length:  0.25 miles

Width:  30 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

County:  Litchfield

State:  Connecticut

Start Lat/Lon:  41.86 / -73.50

End Lat/Lon:  41.87 / -73.50


The National Weather Service storm survey team confirms an EF0 tornado in Sharon, CT. The tornado struck a nursery along the New York/Connecticut border. Large trees were uprooted. The metal infrastructure of greenhouses was destroyed. Eyewitnesses reported garden supplies rotating in the air above the nursery. Down the road from the nursery, additional uprooted trees were observed.


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