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NWS confirms tornado in Genesee County

A National Weather Service graphic showing the path of the tornado.
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The National Weather Service tracked the path of the tornado through the Town of Alexander in Genesee County.

The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-0 tornado touched down during Monday evening's heavy rainstorms that passed through the region.

A storm survey determined that the tornado touched down near the Alexander Fire Department Recreation Hall in Genesee County at around 6:42 p.m., knocking over two trailers, uprooting several trees and causing roof damage to three area structures before lifting up near a cemetery on Railroad Avenue.

A damaged tree and an overturned trailer.
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Maximum winds were estimated to be around 85 mph, with an approximate track length of three quarters of a mile.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning with a possible tornado was in effect from the National Weather Service at the time.