Tornadoes hit Springfield, Mass. Wednesday, leaving 4 people dead. The above video, from CNN, shows the ominous storm cloud grabbing Connecticut River water and causing it to rise 100 feet. Take a look at four other videos that capture the astonishing power of yesterday’s storm.
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In this clip, shot from a Springfield parking lot, the twister seems dangerously close:
See footage of the storm above the river from a WWLP 22 News Springfield SkyCam:
Shot from an office in downtown Springfield, this clip shows the twister across town:
And finally, see more footage that displays the force of the storm above the Connecticut River:
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