Tornado Warned Storm Damage – Glens Falls, NY – 5/29/2020

Powerful tornado-warned supercell thunderstorm with rotating wall cloud causes damage in Glens Falls, NY, and causes shut down of Interstate 87.
Footage of rare, incredible supercell structure in Upstate New York, large wall cloud, very CLOSE lightning strike, damage, and huge traffic jam on I-87 caused by traffic diversion off closed section of Interstate.

All footage shot during evening daylight on May 29, 2020 in Glens Falls, NY by Meteorologist Simon Brewer
Shot Description

1-5. various shots of tornado-warned supercell thunderstorm and large wall cloud approaching Glens Falls, NY with rare incredible structure for Upstate New York

6 & 7. CLOSE lightning strike in Glens Falls, NY from tornado-warned storm

8-12. tornado warned supercell and wall cloud slam Glens Falls, NY with high winds and torrential rainfall

13-20. various shots of damage in Glens Falls, NY: large trees down, powerline poles broken, emergency crews directing traffic

21-25. various shots of CLOSED Interstate 87 with huge traffic jam and police diverting traffic off I-87. Tornado-warned storm tree and powerline damage caused closure of section of I-87

SID: Simon Brewer

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