The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado near Paramus on Monday afternoon.
“Based on Doppler weather radar data, a storm survey and information from the local media, the national weather service confirmed an EF1 tornado across central Bergen County,” the N.W.S. said in a statement.
EF1 tornados carry winds between 86 and 110 mph.
Thunderstorms moved across much of the state but a portion of them accelerated and produced a weak tornado as it moved northeast across Bergen County.
According to the National Weather Service, the tornado was estimated to have run from 3:16 to 3:18 p.m. on Monday. The maximum wind speed was estimated to be around 100 mph with a path with of 100 yards and a path length of 1.25 miles.
In Teaneck, a large tree came down on Teaneck Road and two people injured when a tree fell in Bergenfield.