If you thought last Monday's sideways rain was stressful, people in Howell, New Jersey had us beat this weekend. It appears two tornadoes hit the Monmouth County town on Saturday, with one ripping right through a Home Depot like it's Young Helen Hunt's house:
Questions about whether or not it's smart to take shelter from a tornado in a building made of glass aside, there were no reported injuries from the storms, which hit at 7:21 a.m. and then again at 7:27 a.m. The Home Depot and a nearby shopping center sustained some damage:
Damage at #933 Howell Home Depot.. possible Tornado Touch down..video to follow. pic.twitter.com/INMLX4vtTS
— Marie Wetmore (@marie_wetmore) June 24, 2017
And photos and videos show downed trees in surrounding neighborhoods and parks:
— Ranji Sinha (@ranjisinha) June 24, 2017
Tornadoes are fairly rare in this part of the country, but they do happen, much to the delight of YouTube archivists.