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Monday, July 22, 2013

UPDATED: Investigations Into Probable Tornado Underway

Investigations into a probable twister are underway, after a violent storm wreaked havoc on towns east of Fredericton. 

Linda Libby, a meteorologist with Environment Canada tells CHSJ News officials from the weather service are heading to the Grand Lake area today. She says her two colleagues are looking at the damage on the ground, and trying to get photos, video and first-person accounts of the violent weather that took place on Saturday.

Libby says they've heard reports of buildings and equipment being damaged or destroyed in the storm.

Update: Officials from Environment Canada have confirmed a tornado did touch down over the weekend. The intensity of the tornado is yet to be determined.