39 years since tornado ripped through Windsor Locks


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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