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Tornado In Worcester Massachusetts Reached Winds Of 85 MPH And Lasted Four Minutes

Tornado In Worcester Massachusetts Reached Winds Of 85 MPH And Lasted Four Minutes

By Galen Velonis September 2, 2014

Sunday night, around 10 P.M., a tornado struck the Grafton Hill and Vernon Hill neighborhoods of Worcester, Massachusetts. It reached winds of 85 miles per hour, which made it an EF0, the weakest of tornadoes. According to NBC 10 News, …

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National Weather Service Asks For Twitter Storm Reports
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It seems that a lot of government scientists are betting people will turn to Twitter when Mother Nature lets loose.  Earlier, we wrote about the USGS’s Twitter Earthquake Detector, and it turns out that the National Weather Service has cooked up something similar for storms.