BUFFALO, N.Y. — The strong storm system that caused power outages, tree damage and flash flooding across much of Western New York Sunday night also spawned a tornado in the Finger Lakes as it tracked east.
The National Weather Service in Buffalo, NY confirmed Monday that an EF-1 tornado touched down at 1 a.m. Monday in Springwater, NY in Livingston County. The tornado had peak winds of 110 mph, was on the ground for less than a mile and 75 yards wide at it's peak intensity.
During the National Weather Service's damage survey, forecasters found damage to groves of trees uprooted with branched sheared in half, damage to roofs of a few buildings, and large structures like an above ground pool, tractor, and boat damaged and/or moved.
There are no reports of death or injury with this tornado.