VIDEO: Ashley Baylor explains the microburst

(WWLP) – The National Weather Service has confirmed that it was a microburst that hit the west side of Mount Tom on Wednesday morning; knocking down hundreds of trees and causing damage to at least three homes.

Play the video to hear 22News Storm Team Meteorologist Ashley Baylor explain what happens during a microburst, and why no warnings were issued by the National Weather Service.

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