New York: Tornado in Duanesburg Does Damage; Albany, Altamont, Schenectady Warned (+Photos)


A tornado was reported spinning near Duanesburg in New York.

According to the National Weather Service, a tornado warning was issued for Albany, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady, and Schoharie.

The warning was issued at 3:45 p.m. local time.

On Twitter, users said the tornado was located near Duanesburg.

WFMJ meteorologist Eric Wilhelm wrote on Twitter: “3:59pm: Debris being picked up on radar with tornado in Upstate New York, near Duanesburg.”

There were reports of damage in Schenectady and Albany counties.

AP: Storms damage rural towns in eastern New York 

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The National Weather Service says spotters have reported apparent tornado damage with trees and power lines down and a home destroyed as severe thunderstorms packing high winds and large hail moved eastward through rural Schenectady and Albany counties.

The weather service posted a tornado warning until 4:30 p.m. Thursday as a fast-moving storm developed. Meteorologist John Quinlan at the National Weather Service in Albany said investigators will survey damage in the Schenectady County town of Delanson on Friday to determine if it was caused by a tornado or straight-line winds.

The storm system weakened as it moved eastward across the Hudson Valley.

 

AP Update: New York weather service spotters report tornado 

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The National Weather Service says spotters have reported apparent tornado damage with trees and power lines down and a home destroyed as severe thunderstorms packing high winds and large hail move eastward through Schenectady and Albany counties.

The weather service has posted a tornado warning until 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

 

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