Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Albany, NY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
731 PM EDT MON JUN 15 2015

...MICROBURST /STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE/ CONFIRMED NEAR GARDINER
IN ULSTER COUNTY NEW YORK...

LOCATION...GARDINER IN ULSTER COUNTY NEW YORK
DATE...JUNE 12 2015
ESTIMATED TIME...510 PM EDT
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...90-100 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...2.25 MILES
PATH LENGTH...2.25 MILES
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY NY HAS CONFIRMED A
MICROBURST /STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE/ NEAR GARDINER IN ULSTER
COUNTY NEW YORK ON JUNE 12 2015.

A NWS TEAM SURVEYED THE DAMAGE THIS AFTERNOON. MANY TREES WERE
SNAPPED AND UPROOTED. A FEW HOMES SUSTAINED DAMAGE TO SIDING.

LAT/LON OF MICROBURST BEGINNING...

LAT...41.66
LON...-74.19

LAT/LON OF MICROBURST ENDING...

LAT...41.66
LON...-74.15

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/ALY.

FOR REFERENCE...
A MICROBURST IS A CONVECTIVE DOWNDRAFT WITH AN AFFECTED OUTFLOW
AREA OF LESS THAN 2 1/2 MILES WIDE AND PEAK WINDS LASTING LESS
THAN 5 MINUTES. MICROBURSTS MAY INDUCE DANGEROUS
HORIZONTAL/VERTICAL WIND SHEARS...WHICH CAN ADVERSELY AFFECT
AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE AND CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE. STRAIGHT-LINE
WINDS ARE GENERALLY ANY WIND THAT IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH
ROTATION...USED MAINLY TO DIFFERENTIATE THEM FROM TORNADIC WINDS.

$$

OKEEFE


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