Call it a hat trick.
The powerful storms that spawned two tornadoes in the Southtowns Thursday, ripping through Hamburg, Orchard Park and Holland, also produced a third tornado: this one near Angelica in Allegany County.
"The same storm put down multiple tornadoes," said National Weather Service meteorologist Aaron Reynolds Friday.
The first tornado, an EF2, struck at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, cutting a 5-mile long, 700-foot wide path from Hamburg to Orchard Park with top winds at 105 mph, the weather service said. The second hit the Town of Holland at about 12:50 p.m. This one was an EF1 with winds topping out at 95 mph. It traveled for 2.5 miles and was about 500 feet wide.
The Angelica tornado was reported at 1:40 p.m. and was an EF1, with 95 mph winds. It traveled 4.2 miles and was about 300 yards wide.
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No injuries or fatalities have been reported in association with any of the tornadoes.
"Based on radar and spotter reports two thunderstorms merged and intensified and produced a tornado that extended from the Town of Allen across the Town of Angelica to the Town of West Almond," the National Weather Service reported. "Several homes were damaged. A barn was severely damaged. Several sheds or small outbuildings were tipped and moved. Numerous large trees were shredded and downed. Some fell causing additional structural damage."