Photo credit: Joey Mure and Michael Abrams | This photo provided by Joey Mure, shows a storm cloud over the Breezy Point. The Associated Press reported just after 11:30 a.m. that firefighters were responding to a beachfront neighborhood in Queens after reports of a possible tornado strike. (September 8, 2012)
Tornados swept through Queens and Brooklyn on Saturday morning as forecasters issued a watch for several parts of New York, including Long Island.
Breezy Point, Queens, was hit with winds as high as 85 mph at 10:58 a.m. and the Canarsie section of Brooklyn was hit with winds as high as 110 mph seven minutes later, said National Weather Service meteorologist Joey Picca.
The worst of Saturday's...
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