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Tornado Leaves Trail of
Destruction in Revere

Boston Herald, by Colneth Smiley Jr. (and others)

Original Article

Posted By:lostinmassachusetts, 7/28/2014 12:30:14 PM

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Revere this morning, leaving sections of the city ravaged with multiple building collapses, possible gas leaks, power lines down, trees uprooted and cars overturned. “Please avoid the city until further notice,” Revere police said on their official Twitter account. “Numerous road closures and heavy traffic until we get things under control.”

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Tornadoes are very rare in Massachusetts, and have never occurred along the coast. Revere is a working class city, best known for its beach. The damage is extensive and will severely effect the lives of many residents. Yes, they vote Democrat, but they still deserve our sympathy.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Susannah, 7/28/2014 12:48:52 PM     (No. 9943231)

Luckily no deaths or serious injuries were reported. The National Weather Service still hasn´t determined how big it was on the Fujita scale. Judging by the damage, maybe an F2 or F3.

It is unusual for a tornado to occur along the shoreline in eastern Mass. Most Massachusetts tornadoes happen between Great Barrington and Worcester, in southwest to south central Mass. The ones in 1953, 1995, and 2011 were killers--literally.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dman, 7/28/2014 1:58:18 PM     (No. 9943291)

An EF-3 touched down in my area of TN last night. It leveled a local sheriff´s house, along with about 9 other houses.

Scary.

Late March in late July: global warming. /s

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 7/28/2014 2:22:42 PM     (No. 9943319)

"Damage measured in the hundreds"

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Reply 4 - Posted by: cartcart, 7/28/2014 7:13:39 PM     (No. 9943718)

That is their job--path of destruction in their trail.


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Posted By: lostinmassachusetts- 7/28/2014 12:30:14 PM     Post Reply
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Revere this morning, leaving sections of the city ravaged with multiple building collapses, possible gas leaks, power lines down, trees uprooted and cars overturned. “Please avoid the city until further notice,” Revere police said on their official Twitter account. “Numerous road closures and heavy traffic until we get things under control.”



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