TODAY'S PAPER
Overcast 49° Good Morning
Overcast 49° Good Morning
NewsWeather

Tornado touched down in Suffolk County

A police officer walks past a downed tree

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

To Continue...

Already a Newsday or Optimum customer ?

Get unlimited digital access $1 for 4 Weeks

$0.99/Week Thereafter

More news