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Tropical System With Drenching Downpours, Dangerous Winds Takes Aim At Region: Here's Timing
A potent storm system currently identified as Potential Tropical Cyclone 16 is headed to the Northeast packed with heavy rain and strong wind gusts.
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The system, which will move into this region overnight Friday, Sept. 22 into Saturday, Sept. 23, and continue well into Saturday evening, "is expected to become a tropical storm and come onshore over North Carolina, then weaken as it makes its way toward our area," according to the National Weather Service.
Tristate Twister: Tornado With 100 MPH Winds Travels Through CT, 2 Other States
A survey conducted by the National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado caused damage across three states during a severe thunderstorm including in Connecticut.
The tornado touched down Wednesday, Sept. 13 in Windham County in Killingly.
It then traveled over the towns of Foster, Glocester, and Lincoln in Providence County, Rhode Island, and then finally, into North Attleboro, Massachusetts, in Bristol County.
According to the National Weather Service, most of the damage was confined to downed trees and limbs, with some roof and home damage.
More of the damage.CT Emergency Ma…