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Westfield to Charlton, MA, June 1 Tornado By the Numbers

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    NEWSLETTERS

    With the Preliminary Storm Survey completed by the National Weather Service in Taunton, Massachusetts (to see the complete findings, click here), we can more formally put the EF3 tornado from Westfield to Charlton, Massachusetts, in historical perspective.

    Number of tornadoes (not including EF0) in Massachusetts record, including June 1:

    • F5/EF5:  1
    • F4/EF4:  2
    • F3/EF3:  6
    • F2/EF2:  35
    • F1/EF1:  81

    Longest Tornado Path Lengths in MA Record:

    • Worcester, 1953:  40 miles
    • Springfield, 2011:  39 miles
    • Worcester County, 1970:  35 miles
    • Franklin, 1953:  28 miles
    • Great Barrington, 1995:  11 miles

    Deadliest Tornadoes in MA Record:

    • June 9, 1953:  94 (Worcester Tornado)
    • June 1, 2011:  4
    • August 28, 1973:  4
    • May 29, 1995:  3
    • August 10, 1979:  2

    Unquestionably, a tornado that will remain in New England's record books for decades to come.

    -Matt