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Tornado confirmed in NYC: So, tornadoes aren’t just a midwestern thing. With confirmed reports of a storm touching down in a beachfront area of Queens (above) and a tornado watch for all five boroughs lasting until 9 p.m., looks like New Yorkers are getting to experience certain things for the first time. Fortunately, nobody was injured in this one, though it did cause some damage and power outages. Other natural disasters they’ve had to deal with lately? An earthquake (which was really more of a DC thing) and a tropical storm. (image by Joey Mure, via AP)
EDIT: Worth pointing out that tornadoes aren’t completely unheard of in NYC (just somewhat rare), as a 2010 storm took out hundreds of trees in Brooklyn. (ht ohheybill)

Tornado confirmed in NYC: So, tornadoes aren’t just a midwestern thing. With confirmed reports of a storm touching down in a beachfront area of Queens (above) and a tornado watch for all five boroughs lasting until 9 p.m., looks like New Yorkers are getting to experience certain things for the first time. Fortunately, nobody was injured in this one, though it did cause some damage and power outages. Other natural disasters they’ve had to deal with lately? An earthquake (which was really more of a DC thing) and a tropical storm(image by Joey Mure, via AP)

EDIT: Worth pointing out that tornadoes aren’t completely unheard of in NYC (just somewhat rare), as a 2010 storm took out hundreds of trees in Brooklyn. (ht ohheybill)

September 8, 2012 // 14:37 // 1 year ago
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    It felt more like a hurricane because of the rains. R, did you just miss the torrents when you got off the train?
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    Yeah, lol, we’ve had them here in L.A., too. I was there. Branches flying all haphazardly and stuff. AND YOUR LITTLE...
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    wowsers! the storm woke me up this morning, but I didn’t know there was a legit tornado involved (though on the opposite...
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  23. ohheybill said: There was a tornado in Brooklyn in 2010
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