A tornado outbreak occurred across parts of the Northeast on July 10, 1989. A total of 17 tornadoes were confirmed. Per the SPC Database, there have been only 2 recorded F4 tornadoes in the state of Connecticut (since records began in 1950). One occurred Oct 3, 1979. There were 3 fatalities and 500 injuries. The second was part of this July 10, 1989 outbreak. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
July 10, 1883: A F3 moved near Soldier, KS. 20 buildings were destroyed on the east side of town. “Goods from the stores were carred for miles.” There were Four people killed and 14 injured.
Tornado and Other Weather Events From On This Day
On this day in 1989 an F4 tornado skipped for 44 miles through parts of Montgomery, Schoharie, Albany and Green Counties in New York. Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes rates this tornado as an F3 and noted that “damage in the first segment of the path was near-F4 intensity.” He also noted that the skipping path may have actually been from three separate tornadoes. Source: Significant Tornadoes 1880-1989.
Sofía Vergara was born July 10, 1972, in Barranquilla, Colombia. She is an actress who was perhaps best known for her work on the television show Modern Family (2009–20). Source: Britannica.
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