At 3:46 A.M. National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a storm, moving north at 55 mph, had enough rotation to potentially spawn a tornado near Worcester, so a Tornado Warning was issued.
A Tornado Warning means a tornado is imminent, or happening now.
At 4:06 A.M., an updated warning from the National Weather Service said "a tornado was reported" near Wolcott.
The storm dissipated at 4:28 A.M. and the warning was dropped.
The report of a tornado appears unfounded, as the only storm damage was detected near Craftsbury. A storm assessment team investigated the minor tree and barn damage on Wild Branch Road, but determined it was consistent with a microburst, not a tornado.
A microburst is a strong downburst of wind, in this case estimated to be 65-75 mph, that comes out of a severe thunderstorm.
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