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Tornado In Kirkland, Straight Line Wind Damage In Franklin Springs

Kirkland, NY (WIBX) – The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down Tuesday afternoon in the Town of Kirkland.

The NWS says the twister touched down briefly along Kellogg Street just west of Route 12, about 2 and-a-half miles south of Clinton and appeared to be on the ground for a short period of time, likely less than a minute.

The tornado uprooted or snapped several trees.

Meanwhile, the Weather Service says that it was a microburst and straight line wind that caused damage near Franklin Springs.

The path of damage began on Reservior Road in the Town of Kirkland and continued east on Route 233 and across Route 12-B.

The storm uprooted over two dozen trees.

A tin roof was also peeled off a barn on Burmaster Road.

No injuries were reported.

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