Nighttime tornado tracks through Sheffield, causing EF1 damage to trees & homes
This nighttime tornado struck the town of Sheffield, causing EF1 damage to homes and properties. It touched down in the town at 10:30pm, with a width of 150m and a path that was 1.5km long. Siding and shingles were torn from houses and windows were shattered, a travel camper was destroyed and trees down. At the community ballpark, a set of bleachers was picked up and moved a short distance through the air.
Environment Canada says the damage in Sheffield is consistent with an EF1 Tornado. Wind speeds 150 km/h. pic.twitter.com/5Tatx4bLGi
— Marc Venema (@MarcVenemaCTV) October 8, 2014
“@StormhunterTWN: Damage strongly resembling tornado damage here in #Sheffield, #ON. #onstorm pic.twitter.com/1DpBUYhtUB” MT From last night.
— JS Rowan (@JupiterFleet) October 7, 2014
Tornado saves neighbours from ugly house @ CTVToronto: Env Canada confirms Sheffield tornado: http://t.co/AoiYdNNeNb pic.twitter.com/7Slw1XSY2Z
— hilary (@theotherHilary) October 8, 2014
Environment Canada investigating tornado in Sheffield http://t.co/9LezgcOnCZ pic.twitter.com/jMAajeX4Py
— CBC Canadian News (@CBCCanada) October 8, 2014
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