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Two tornadoes confirmed in Chautauqua County

The National Weather Service is confirming that two tornadoes touched down in Chautauqua County during Monday's fast-moving storms.  The category EF-2 twisters hit Westfield and Fredonia.  An EF-2 tornado has winds starting at 112 miles per hour. 

Teams from the weather service's Buffalo office traveled to Chautauqua County Tuesday to survey the damage.  Meteorologist Bill Hibbert says a tornado in November is a first for the region.

The tornadoes brought down utility lines and destroyed at least two barns and damaged a few homes Monday night in the Chautauqua County village of Westfield.  No injuries were reported.

 Meteorologists say Monday's mild temperatures mixed with another mass of cooler air, creating ideal conditions for the severe weather.