Confirmed tornado in Wrentham Tuesday evening

By News Staff 

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Wrentham Tuesday evening during severe weather that came through the area.

A survey team for the service confirmed that an EF0 touched down at around 5:40 p.m. in the town common, causing mostly tree damage, including a large tree that was uprooted.

The weather service said the tornado’s max speed was 80 MPH, had a maximum path width of 200 yards, and a path length of a half mile.

They say cell phone alerts allowed residents to get to safety quickly.

(C) WLNE/TV 2015