FOX News reported that two different tornadoes touched down today in Queens and Brooklyn, New York.
A pile of debris, including a gas barbecue and propane tank, lie in the sand in front of cabanas at the Breezy Point Surf Club which was damaged by a possible tornado during severe weather in New York, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. (New York Daily News)
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The New York Daily News reported:
A tornado touched down briefly in Queens and Brooklyn Saturday morning, destroying property, disrupting plans and terrifying residents all over the city.
A black funnel cloud accompanied by howling winds screamed into south Brooklyn and Queens at around 11 a.m., with reports of the potent storm hitting the ground on the Rockaway Peninsula and Carnarsie.