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Tornado strikes Springfield, Mass.

Here we go again. While Massachusetts is hardly tornado alley, this one was big, as the Nightly News video below illustrates.

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A man talks on his phone near storm damage after a reported tornado struck downtown Springfield, Mass., Wednesday, June 1. An apparent tornado struck downtown Springfield, one of Massachusetts' largest cities, scattering debris, toppling trees, and frightening workers and residents.

Violent thunderstorms exploded across Massachusetts on Wednesday, spawning an apparent tornado in the city of Springfield. No deaths were reported. NBC's Mike Taibbi and The Weather Channel's Chris Warren report.