Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Two EF-2 Tornadoes Confirmed in Chautauqua County, New York - 15th Nov 2011



A team of investigators from the National Weather Service has determined two EF-2 tornadoes touched down in Chautauqua County on Monday.

The National Weather Service says the first tornado touched down in Fredonia at 5:10 p.m. The second touched down a short time later in Westfield.

They, along with officials from the Chautauqua County Emergency Services, announced their findings at a news conference on Tuesday morning, after surveying the storm damage.

In Westfield, parts of barns were completely crushed and debris littered fields. Some metal was even stuck, twisted in tree branches

"We're going to wait until the insurance documents it and everything and then probably in a few days we'll start cleaning up," said Dean Mead, whose barn was damaged. Read More