15 years since twister devastated Mechanicville

Posted at: 05/31/2013 11:54 AM | Updated at: 05/31/2013 1:13 PM
By: WNYT Staff

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Damage following the tornado in Mechanicville on May 31, 1998.

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MECHANICVILLE - Friday marks the 15th anniversary of one of the biggest tornadoes in Capital Region history.

An F-3 tornado tore through Mechanicville on May 31, 1998, causing more than $50 million in damage.

Winds topped 206 miles per hour.

Thankfully, no one was hurt.

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