Tornadoes Hit Long Island, Connecticut: National Weather Service

A tornado touched down in eastern Suffolk County Wednesday afternoon, hours after a tornado hit a Connecticut town across the Long Island Sound. 

The National Weather Service confirms a weak, short-lived tornado touched down in Mattituck at about 4:25 p.m.

Most of the wind damage from the EF-0 tornado was concentrated between Main Road and New Suffolk Avenue, bringing down trees in the area.

There was no report of any injuries. 

Earlier, a small tornado struck North Haven, Connecticut, across the Long Island Sound.

Lightning strikes were also reported across parts of Long Island amid the severe storms. A stunning 15-second video shows lightning striking so quickly in East Hampton they're hard to count. Several homes also caught fire, including one house in Peconic. 

Isolated to scattered heavy thunderstorms will linger through the evening, with possible flash flooding, Storm Team 4 says. 

The tri-state is bracing for a heat wave, the worst of which is expected Thursday through Sunday. It will come with air that's soupy, heavy and thick, filled with haze and humidity. Thunderstorms are also possible each day of the heat wave. 

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