Tornado Touches Down in Chester County

Twister ripped through New London, Pa. on Monday

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.

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

Crossan's shed was broken apart by the storm.


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