Rare VT tornado leaves damage

Apartment building, local school damaged by Saturday twister.

WASHINGTON, VT | May 11, 2009

A damaging wind storm in this small Vermont town Saturday evening was confirmed by meteorologists Monday to be a tornado -- an unusual occurance for this part of the world.

The storm left a trail of damage about a half-mile long. The most serious damage occurred at the town's elementary school and an apartment building which lost its roof, forcing six families to find new housing.

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