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3 tornadoes spotted in Massachusetts on Monday, weather service says

Marlborough, Bolton, and Stow, all had a recorded tornado, each with wind gusts around 65 mph.

Bolton police via Facebook / Screenshot
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The National Weather Service (NWS) reported three isolated tornadoes on Monday in Massachusetts as remnants of Tropical Storm Henri traveled through the state. 

Marlborough, Bolton, and Stow, all had a recorded tornado, each with wind gusts around 65 mph. 

The NWS reported that a 10-yard width tornado traveled about 0.75 miles in Marlborough around 11:40 a.m. This was the first reported tornado, which reportedly caused minor damage, with downed trees on vehicles.

At 12:30 p.m. in Bolton, another tornado was reported. This tornado had a maximum width of 50 yards but only traveled about 0.1 miles and had wind gusts of 60-65 mph. There was no damage reported.

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The last tornado occurred in Stow around 1:10 p.m. and reached wind gusts of 65-70 mph. The Stow tornado had a 50-yard maximum width, traveled 0.1 miles, and there was no damage reported.

There were no reported deaths or injuries from any of the three tornadoes, according to the service. 

The Bolton Police Department shared a video on Facebook that appeared to capture a tornado on the horizon, facing Interstate 495 around 12:06 p.m. The tornado recorded by the weather service was tracked near the highway, which cuts through Marlborough.

Several areas in Worcester and Middlesex counties were issued tornado warnings on Monday afternoon, as Massachusetts experienced the residual impacts of Henri, which was classified as a tropical depression.

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