National Weather Service confirms weak tornado in Wolcott

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a weak tornado touched down in the Wolcott area in New Haven County Sunday afternoon.

The tornado caused tree damage and uprooted trees

The tornado caused tree damage and uprooted trees as it traveled northeast. (Credit: News 12)

WOLCOTT - The National Weather Service has confirmed that a weak tornado touched down in the Wolcott area in New Haven County Sunday afternoon.

According to a preliminary report by the agency, an EF-0 tornado touched down at around 12:50 p.m. The tornado had an estimated maximum wind speed of 80 to 85 mph, with a path length of 0.62 miles.

The tornado caused tree damage and uprooted trees as it traveled northeast.

A fence was blown down and "large fixed sports equipment" was tossed across a field, the National Weather Service's report said.

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