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Tornado Touches Down in Chester County

Twister ripped through New London, Pa. on Monday

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    Trees, roofs, house siding, sheds and other structures were ripped up and tossed around when a twister touched down in New London, Pa. Monday. (Published Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010)

    A tornado touched down in New London, Pa., Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

    Meteorologist Jim Hayes confirmed that Chester County had a twister leave a path of destruction at about 3 p.m. Monday.

    The tornado came with 70-mile-per-hour winds, sais Hayes. The storm’s path was 100 yards wide and a mile long. The twister took down trees and home owners reported roof and siding damage.

    "There was no warning at all," said witness Patti Crossan.

    Crossan's shed was broken apart by the storm.


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