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In Images: New York Tornado Damage

Breezy Point, NY

New York, tornado damage

(Image credit: National Weather Service.)

National Weather Service employees conducted damage surveys of two tornadoes that struck in New York City on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. And EF0 tornado hit Breezy Point in Queens, NY. The Breezy Point Surf Club experienced a great deal of damage. (EF stands for Enhanced Fujita scale, the system used to rate tornadoes that goes from 0 to 5.)

Canarsie, NY

New York, tornado damage

(Image credit: National Weather Service.)

Trees and apartments near E. 93rd Street in Brooklyn, NY, were damaged by an EF1 tornado.

Canarsie, NY

New York, tornado damage

(Image credit: National Weather Service.)

Avenue N between E. 93rd Street and E. 94th Street in Brooklyn, NY.

Canarsie, NY

New York, tornado damage

(Image credit: National Weather Service.)

And uprooted tree at Canarsie Park between Belt Parkway and Seaview Avenue in Brooklyn, NY.

Breezy Point, NY

New York, tornado damage

(Image credit: National Weather Service.)

Cars were blown together along 216 Beach Street in Queens, NY.

Breezy Point, NY

New York, tornado damage

(Image credit: National Weather Service.)

Electricity was effected along Beach Street in Queens, NY.

Breezy Point, NY

New York, tornado damage

(Image credit: National Weather Service.)

This baseball field near Breezy Point Surf Club sustained severe damage.

Breezy Point, NY

New York, tornado damage

(Image credit: National Weather Service.)

This shed was blown apart near Beach Street in Queens, NY.

Breezy Point, NY

New York, tornado damage

(Image credit: National Weather Service.)

Power lines were completely knocked down near Breezy Point Surf Club, Queens, NY.

Canarsie, NY

New York, tornado damage

(Image credit: National Weather Service.)

Many trees were totally uprooted at Canarsie Park between Belt Parkway and Seaview Avenue in Queens, NY.

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