NWS confirms a tornado in Farmington

On Thursday afternoon, the National Weather Service confirmed a tornado damaged an Ontario County farm and cemetery Wednesday at about 9:50 pm. According to a NWS storm survey team an E-0 tornado touched down and traveled a half mile down Shorstville Road in Ontario County. Ranked on a scale of 0-5, a zero is considered the weakest kind of tornado, but winds still reached speeds of 60-70 miles per hour.

Residents react to the damage and describe the tornado as sounding like a freight train…An impressive aerial survey of the damage in Farmington set to awkwardly upbeat music…More Coverage:– Ontario County tornado ‘sounded like a freight train’ D&C– Ontario County tornado confirmed WXXI– Tornado damage in Farmington WHAM– Farm damaged, family vows to rebuild WHAMFor the latest local forecast and live radar images visit the FingerLakes1.com FingerLakes1.com Local Weather Center.

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