NYFD has reported a possible #tornado touchdown in the Rockaways and Flatbush.
— Weather Underground (@wunderground) September 8, 2012
Surprised New Yorkers reported seeing something you don’t see often in Queens and Brooklyn this morning.
— Charlie Hoxie (@cthoxie) September 8, 2012
— Zack Rosenthal (@Zack12Rose) September 8, 2012
Here’s video of what may be a tornado touching down in Breezy Point, Queens.
— Andrew Freedman (@afreedma) September 8, 2012
Some armchair scientists seem to believe “The Day After Tomorrow” was actually a documentary. Naturally, they couldn’t resist screeching to the Twitterverse about climate change.
Tornado Alley is NOT supposed to extend into New England. But, global warming is a lefty plot, right, Rush??
— BPPA_AnthonyJK (@RGC_BPPA) September 8, 2012
— Justin Starr (@UrbanAstroNYC) September 8, 2012
I really don't remember having a tornado hit Queens and Long Island as a kid. No climate change huh?
— Keith Swiderski (@KeithSwiderski) September 8, 2012
Tornado seen hovering around Brooklyn climate change deniers hdq.
— Michael Chase Walker (@mchasewalker) September 8, 2012
Climate change is not a hoax RT @NY1weather: A Tornado Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service until 9PM for all 5 boros.
— LilEsBella (@LilEsBella) September 8, 2012
Brooklyn's the new Tornado Alley. Yeah let's not talk global climate change. -_-
— Violhaine2.0 (@Violhaine2_0) September 8, 2012
Close the library doors, Jake Gyllenhaal! Don’t let the global warming in!