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Tornado strikes New York City

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in New York City. Video shows a funnel cloud sweeping through Breezy Point in Queens, New York - first striking the beach then moving north across the peninsula.

Tornado in New York

September 9, 2012

A rare tornado struck New York City on Sept. 8, blowing out the windows of at least one building, and a separate twister hit the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C., as a line of fierce thunderstorms swept the region, knocking out power to thousands of homes.