It’s official. Two tornados hit parts of the Capital Region Wednesday night.
The National Weather Service made the confirmations Thursday after investigating storm damage as well as pictures of the clouds.
They rated the twister that affected Montgomery County to Rotterdam and Schenectady as an EF-2 with maximum winds of 125 miles per hour. The most severe rating is EF-5 with winds over 200 miles per hour. This tornado was one mile wide followed a 17-mile path from Florida in Montgomery County to Rotterdam and Schenectady.