Published Aug 3, 2018 at 11:40 AM | Updated at 12:16 PM EDT on Aug 3, 2018
Trees were torn from the ground and snapped at the trunk after a tornado tore through Queens Thursday evening. The NWS confirmed a weak EF0 twister touched down near St. Fidelis Catholic Church in the College Point section, traveling a path three-quarters of a mile long and 100 yards wide. At least 50 trees were taken down. See the destruction below.