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NOUS41 KALY 100151
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NYZ049-100600-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
951 PM EDT TUE JUN 9 2015

...MICROBURST /STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE/ CONFIRMED NEAR
SCOTIA IN SCHENECTADY COUNTY NEW YORK...

LOCATION...SCOTIA IN SCHENECTADY COUNTY NEW YORK
DATE...JUNE 9 2015
ESTIMATED TIME...2:41 PM EDT
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...300 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...0.5 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 SCOTIA IN SCHENECTADY
COUNTY NEW YORK ON JUNE 9 2015.

BEGINNING LOCATION:
LATITUDE 42.831
LONGITUDE -73.969

ENDING LOCATION:
LATITUDE 42.833
LONGITUDE -73.961

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.

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