The National Weather Service confirms that 3 tornadoes were hit by LI

The National Weather Service has confirmed that three tornadoes landed on Long Island during Saturday’s storm.

An EC-0 tornado reported in Nassau County landed in Woodmere and elsewhere before moving northeast toward Uniondale and Levittown. The tornado ripped the roof off a two-story home in Uniondale.

Jordan Lopez, who lives in the home that lost his roof, says his mother was the only one inside when the storm hit – but she’s okay.





Another EC-0 tornado landed in East Islip – tearing trees off the ground as it rolled through the area. It traveled 900 yards before taking off in Oakdale – but had been able to knock down a large tree into a building.



A third tornado – an EF-1 – landed in Shirley and traveled to Manorville. The National Weather Service says the tornado had gusts of 95 to 105 mph and only moved 25 yards, leaving a wake of destruction.

The tornado, with winds up to 110 miles per hour, struck the community and ripped off the parapet of a Chipotle restaurant, tearing up trees and damaging property nearby.





No serious injuries have been reported.

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