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Issued by NWS Albany, NY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
526 PM EDT WED JUL 9 2014

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

...STRAIGHT LINE WINDS CONFIRMED IN HERKIMER AND HAMILTON COUNTIES...

LOCATION FROM POLAND IN HERKIMER COUNTY TO MOREHOUSEVILLE IN
HAMILTON COUNTY...

DATE...JULY 8 2014

ESTIMATED TIME...730 PM EDT TO 800 PM EDT

ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...UP TO 90 MPH.

ESTIMATED PATH WIDTH...VARIABLE

PATH LENGTH...20 MILES

BEGINNING LAT/LON...43.17 N 75.09 W

ENDING LAT/LON...43.39 N 74.77 W

* FATALITIES...NONE
* INJURIES...NONE

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

...SUMMARY...
A SERIES OF DOWNBURSTS PRODUCED STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE ACROSS
PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN HERKIMER AND SOUTHWESTERN HAMILTON COUNTIES IN EAST
CENTRAL NEW YORK DURING THE EARLY EVENING HOURS ON JULY 8 2014.
THE DAMAGE FROM THESE DOWNBURSTS WAS DISCONTINUOUS...BUT SPANNED A
TOTAL PATH LENGTH OF 20 MILES FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST. WHILE THE
DAMAGE PATH WAS SPORADIC...THERE WERE POCKETS OF INTENSE DAMAGE IN
THE TOWN OF POLAND. THE DAMAGE WAS MOSTLY FROM SNAPPED AND
UPROOTED TREES ALONG THE DURATION OF THE PATH. ONE BARN WAS ALSO
HEAVILY DAMAGED.

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SND/LFM/HWJIV

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