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Tornado Confirmed In Somers, Conn.

A weak tornado touched down in Somers, Connecticut on Sunday evening. The National Weather Service reported it was an EF-0, which is the lowest possible rating on the scale.

It 75-yard-wide tornado traveled less then two miles between 6:11 p.m. and 6:18 p.m. No injuries were reported. Power was knocked out for some residents, but it has mostly been restored.

A trained weather spotter sent a tip to the National Weather Service about the tornado. It was confirmed by the Somers Fire Department, an eyewitness and several videos posted online.

Tucker Ives is WNPR's morning news producer.

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