The National Weather Service in Albany has confirmed a tornado that touched down near Sauquoit in Herkimer County from the strong storms on June 30th.

According to the National Weather Service, the tornado began near the intersection of Mallory Road and Graffenburg Road in Sauquoit.

The tornado dissipated near the 8th tee box of Stonebridge Golf and Country Club. A stable was partially destroyed. Debris from the stable was ejected 700 yards onto the
golf course.

Throughout the area, trees have been uprooted, snapped and more. One home sustained some siding damage. Good news though, although horses and donkeys were in the field as the tornado passed through, none of the animals were injured. If you have any video from this, please email it to

This wasn't the first tornado confirmed in our area from the storms either. The National Weather Service says a “tornado occurred just Southwest of Verona and near Vernon shortly before 5PM during the same storm.



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