SCITUATE, R.I. (WPRI) — Surveyors from the National Weather Service fanned out across the state to assess the damage left behind by a powerful tornado Friday morning.

The NWS confirmed that the tornado “caused significant damage” on a discontinuous path through Scituate, Johnston and North Providence.

The tornado toppled, uprooted and snapped dozens of trees along Byron Randall Road, which crosses over from Scituate to Johnston.

12 News Chief Meteorologist Tony Petrarca joined surveyors on a walking tour of the damage Friday afternoon.

In the video above, Tony Petrarca gets a firsthand look at the damage, speaks with residents and gives his take on the storm’s aftermath.

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