Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 5:00 pm EDT, which shows a warm front across Massachusetts. This front became the focus for thunderstorms throughout the afternoon hours of July 19th, which ultimately led to this brief tornado.
The New Braintree, MA EF0 tornado of July 19, 2007 impacted Worcester County in Massachusetts. According to NOAA (2019), the EF0 tornado caused no fatalities, injuries or property damage. The tornado touched down near Davis Road at 5:00 pm EDT. The tornado travelled for 1.5 miles and had a maximum width of 50 yards.
NWS Weather Prediction Center Surface Analysis Archive. (2017). Surface analysis 21Z Thu Jul 19 2007. Retrieved from: https://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/archives/web_pages/sfc/sfc_archive.php
NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (2020). Storm Events Database. Retrieved from: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/stormevents/