Just when you thought tornadoes was merely a midwest phenomenon.

The National Weather Service in Albany confirms a tornado touched down in Schenectady county on Thursday, May 22, between 3:30 and 4:30 in the afternoon.

High winds knocked down trees and power lines. Homes and vehicles were damaged.

This is the second tornado in two years for Schenectady county - it was almost to the week last year when a tornado touched down in Mariaville.

Check out News 10's video and coverage of the tornado.