Tornado Touches Down in North Haven

This article was published on: 08/10/16 8:49 PM by Curt

Tornado 8 The National Weather Service has confirmed that a small tornado hit North Haven, on the west side of town.

Heavy storms passed through the state on Tuesday afternoon bringing downpours, damaging winds, hail and lightning along with them.

In North Haven, officials said there was severe damage to the west side of town near the Hartford Turnpike corridor.

Trees and power lines are reported down, and several homes have been severely damaged due to the weather. Extended power outages are expected as the United Illuminating Co. is working to safely restore service.

Police are expected to patrol in the areas that were impacted.

Officials warned residents to remain at their homes for their safety and the safety of emergency crews.

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