100 homes damaged as tornado jolts Revere ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page A tornado carrying winds as high as 120 miles per hour roared through Revere Monday, uprooting hundreds of trees, ripping roofs off houses, and spurring an intensive recovery effort that could last weeks. Watch videos from the scene. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff A worker stood atop a truck as he surveyed the boarded-up windows of damaged homes on Taft Street in Revere. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff A car on Taft Street was damaged by the tornado. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff At the American Legion on Broadway, Red Cross volunteer Michelle Santucci (left) took information down from resident Renee Bowermaster (right). Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Joanna Herrera carried her 3-month-old daughter, Jianna Moreno, past areas affected by the Revere tornado Monday. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff A large billboard fell on top of parked cars in Revere. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff The storm left a trail of damage. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff A fence was felled by the storms in Revere Monday. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Barbara Cardone surveyed the damage to her backyard on Taft Street. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff A tornado tore through Revere on Monday as severe thunderstorms blew across the state. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff The roof was torn off a garage in Revere during the storm. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Houses on Taft Street and Revere Beach Parkway sustained damage from the storm. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff A man looked at damage along Revere Beach Parkway after a tornado hit the city. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff A state trooper surveyed the damage. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff A utility worker fixed a traffic light after the storm. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff People avoided downed power lines on Vinal Street. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Stephen Pizzi Jr. (left) handed a decorative flag to his friend, Stephen Blagenza, as he cleaned up his mother's front yard. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Karen Pizzi (right) looked on as crews cleared trees from Vinal Street. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Paul Webber taped plastic over the sunroof of his mother's car after it was smashed by a falling tree. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Rogelio Ardon (center) and his sons moved pieces of debris that blew into his yard and driveway. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Rogelio Ardon moved a piece of siding next to his home. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff State Trooper Stephen Barnes checked on a home on Taft Street. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Trees blocked a road in Revere after the storm. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff City officials marked some areas as unsafe after the storm. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff A rare tornado whipped through the seaside city of Revere on Monday. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff A look at the storm damage near Taft Street. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Widespread damage could be seen in Revere. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Trees were downed by City Hall on Broadway. Scott LaPierre/Globe Staff Many trees were down after powerful thunderstorms that also brought a tornado. Scott LaPierre/Globe Staff Another tree was down outside an American Legion post. Scott LaPierre/Globe Staff The backyard of a home in Revere was covered in debris after a tornado touched down in the area during heavy thunderstorms Monday. Scott LaPierre/Globe Staff An auto service station in Revere was heavily damaged by the storm. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff A look inside N.C.'s Auto Service in Revere after the storm on Monday. Scott LaPierre/Globe Staff The damage was extensive at the Revere auto repair shop. Scott LaPierre/Globe Staff Part of a roof was in the parking lot next to N.C.'s Auto Service in Revere. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Trees were uprooted in Revere. Meteorologists went to the scene to determine if the city had been hit by a tornado. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff A home was damaged in Revere following the storm. Chariot Mancero The Pomona Street area in Revere had many trees down following the storm. Chariot Mancero A tree was felled by the storm in the Pomona Street area of Revere. Justin Saglio for The Boston Globe Justin Szeto's rental car was surrounded by flood water outside Skating Club of Boston in Brighton. Justin Saglio for The Boston Globe Flood water covered the parking lot outside the Skating Club of Boston. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Residents on Bromfield Road in Somerville surveyed the damage after a major downpour. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Ryan Navarro, 10, worked to unclog a storm drain on Charnwood Street in Medford after storms moved through the region. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff Severe weather brought flooding to many Boston-area communities Monday morning. DAN ADAMS For the Boston Globe Rain brought heavy flooding to Bromfield Road in Somerville.