Photos: Tornado Damages Houses in Brooklyn, Queens

By Jillian MacMath, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
September 11, 2012; 5:32 AM ET
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Waterspout Sighted from Brooklyn, Queens

Storified by Accu Weather · Sat, Sep 08 2012 09:10:04

Tornado Watch issued from NYC north to western Mass. until 9 PMAccuWeather.com
Only I would get caught in a tornado http://pic.twitter.com/o9dZutYoTaylor Davis
Tornado warning for Brooklyn and Queens until 11:00 AM. Radar indicated a storm capable of producing a tornado.AccuWeather.com
Possible picture of NYC tornado http://instagr.am/p/PUZUGCCbh1/ #nycwx #tornadoBrad Panovich WCNC
breezy point tornado (?) 9-08-12rcurrlin
Buffalo National Weather Service office is surveying extensive wind damage on west side of Buffalo. Numerous trees and power lines down.AccuWeather.com
RT @agreatbigcity: RT @BukkakeManMure @jflip101 #storm #tornado breezy point http://pic.twitter.com/rxErkGogAlex Silverman
Severe weather outbreak today across the Northeast from NYC into Philly and DC. http://ow.ly/dyOUeAccuWeather.com
RT @MikeMasco: unconfirmed picture of the new York City tornado #nyc @LeeGoldbergABC7 http://pic.twitter.com/3Q4gsjixŠelver
Tornado in BklynPeeteer Tuffeeyyy
#NYC #Tornado It's more of a water spout but an awesome sight over #JamaicaBay anyway http://pic.twitter.com/OGnOVRpoDan Milmore
1.4 inches of rain in Brooklyn in only 45 minutes. Tornado Warning continues for Brooklyn and Queens until 111:30 AM.AccuWeather.com
RT @amieeventura: Sick tornado I just saw http://pic.twitter.com/9fpj1u3Ukatiemacbride

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