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Storm Leaves Trail Of Damage In Worcester

BOSTON (CBS) - Crews are cleaning up damage in Worcester after a storm struck Sunday night.

Update: Tornado Confirmed In Worcester

The damage occurred during a tornado warning for Worcester and Middlesex counties that began around 8 p.m. and ended before 9 p.m.

Read: Danielle Niles' Blog On Tornado

Early Monday morning, the National Weather Service confirmed it was an EF0 tornado, with winds around 85 miles per hour.

Photos: Worcester Tornado Damage

In the Grafton Hill neighborhood, a tree fell on a home on Pilgrim Avenue and some power outages were reported.

Worcester resident Amanda Addison told WBZ-TV a tree fell on her car.

"I have no idea what I am gonna do for work, to get to work on Tuesday," she said.

Some residents told WBZ-TV the storm sounded like a freight train.

Worcester Damage 2
Trees were reported down in the Grafton Hill neighborhood of Worcester. (WBZ-TV).

Residents are urged to stay away from downed electricity lines and flooded areas.

No injuries were reported.


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