Tornado touches down in Stoughton, Mass.

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May 10, 2013, 5:27 pm
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(NECN: Julie Loncich, Stoughton, Mass.) - It was a small tornado, but with winds of 85 miles per hour, it packed a punch when it touched down in Stoughton, Mass.

A 5,000-pound trailer pushed back six feet, landing on a boulder and hitting a chain-linked fence.

"It was extremely loud. That's what started the whole thing, I had no idea what was going on," said Rick Hume, whose surveilance cameras captured the twister.

"We heard it collide, two big booms, it sounded like a bus drove through the building," said Shawn Weir, another witness.

The twister traveled about a quarter of a mile, uprooting a few trees in its path. No more than a few minutes passed, but that was enough to last a lifetime for those who witnessed it.

Tags: massachusetts, Stoughton, Twister, Tornado, National Weather Service, Julie Loncich, Bay State Ford, Rick Hume, Shawn Weir
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