Westport, MA F0 Tornado of August 6, 1997

Bristol County

Figure 1. Surface weather map for August 6, 1997 at 8:00 am EDT (NOAA, 2020).

The Westport, MA F0 tornado of August 6, 1997 impacted Bristol County in Massachusetts. According to NOAA (2019), the F0 tornado caused no fatalities, injuries or property damage. The tornado touched down near State Road at 2:15 pm EDT. The tornado travelled for 0.1 miles and had a maximum width of 25 yards.


NOAA Central Library. (2020). U.S. Daily Weather Maps. Thursday June 3, 1997 [PDF]. Retrieved from https://library.noaa.gov/Collections/Digital-Collections/US-Daily-Weather-Maps

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (2020). Storm Events Database. Retrieved from: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/stormevents/