39 years since tornado ripped through Windsor Locks

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On Oct. 3rd back in 1979, the Windsor Locks tornado moved through Connecticut.

This was one of the worst tornadoes in modern history for our state and was rated as an F-4 with winds over 200 miles per hour.

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Damage from that storm cost around $200 million.

Do you remember where you were when that tornado touched down in Connecticut?

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