National Weather Service: 2 tornadoes touched down in CT

National Weather Service: 2 tornadoes touched down in CT

National Weather Service: 2 tornadoes touched down in CT

Meteorologists for the National Weather Service on Wednesday confirmed that a tornado of 110 miles per hour struck Kent and one of 100 miles per hour ripped through Patterson.

The second tornado was in Oxford with an estimated peak winds of 100 miles per hour that moved along a 4.5 mile path between Southbury and Oxford. A slightly weaker tornado hit Patterson. This tornado reached wind speeds of 110 miles per hour.

Weather officials say they're investigating other potential tornadoes in Putnam and Orange counties. The EF0 tornado moved through a path of 674 yards with estimated peak winds of 85 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service.

Putnam County is now in a state of emergency.

Tuesday's storms knocked down scores of trees and utility wires.

The cleanup is underway Wednesday in NY after severe storms ripped through the area, leaving a trail of destruction. Two people - including an 11-year-old girl - were killed during the storm. About 30,000 people were still without power in Putnam on Wednesday afternoon.

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