Tornado touched down in Suffolk County

A police officer walks past a downed tree

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A police officer walks past a downed tree on Feuereisen Avenue in Bohemia where a tornado touched down. (Aug. 10, 2012) (Credit: James Carbone)

A tornado touched down in Suffolk County on Friday afternoon during a fast-moving storm that caused some flooding and damage, the National Weather Service said.

The twister touched down near Great River North to Ronkonkoma shortly after 2 p.m., according to the weather service. Winds were estimated at 85 mph.

A tornado watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Friday for coastal waters from...

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