Caught on camera: EF-0 Tornado touches down in Worcester

Former Monson resident whose home was destroyed by the June 1st tornado records Worcester tornado on roof mounted camera.

WORCESTER, Mass. (WWLP) – People in parts of downtown Worcester are continuing to clean up after a tornado touched down Sunday night.

Take a look at this new video that Michael Roescher sent to 22News via

He lives in the Vernon Hill area of Worcester and caught what looks like the EF-0 tornado on his roof cam.

Roescher is formerly of Monson, where the June 1st, 2011 tornado leveled his home.

22News has sent this video to National Weather Service in Boston who told 22News they believe it to be legitimate video of the 85 mph twister that brought trees down and damaged homes in Worcester Sunday night.

The tornado touched down between 8:10pm and 8:14pm, creating a path length of 1.7 miles with a path width of 0.1 miles.

The tornado touched down at the intersection of Perry Avenue and Fairfax Road. According to the National Weather Service storm survey team the tornado narrowly missed Saint Vincent Hospital before lifting near Gordon Street.

So far, there are no reports of injuries although multiple cars were damaged due to trees falling on them.

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