Officials confirm tornado touched down in Massachusetts

WEBSTER, Mass. – Officials say a tornado has touched down in Massachusetts, and the wounding of a woman when debris struck her car.

The fire chief in Webster, a small town near the Connecticut border, said that he has never seen anything like it.

Webster police say the woman was driving in the city Saturday, when the tornado hit. She was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

The National Weather Service confirmed the tornado, but you do not know his strength yet. It causes structural damage to buildings and downed trees and poles.

A flash flood warning was in effect for Boston and Rhode Island but has since expired.

A few thousand Worcester County residents were without power as of Saturday afternoon.

Meteorologists say thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts will remain as showers.

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