Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON, NY
116 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

...MICROBURST /STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE/ CONFIRMED FROM
EAST SYRACUSE IN ONONDAGA COUNTY NEW YORK TO NEAR TRENTON FALLS
IN ONEIDA COUNTY NEW YORK...

LOCATION...EAST SYRACUSE IN ONONDAGA COUNTY NEW YORK TO TRENTON FALLS
IN ONEIDA COUNTY NEW YORK
DATE...JULY 8 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...604 PM EDT TO 705 PM EDT
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...65 TO 85 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...3 TO 5 MILES
PATH LENGTH...50 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...43.06N / -76.08W
ENDING LAT/LON...43.26N / -75.16W
* 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 BINGHAMTON, NY HAS CONFIRMED A
MICROBURST /STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE/ NEAR EAST SYRACUSE IN
ONONDAGA COUNTY NEW YORK ON JULY 8 2014.

MORE CONCENTRATED WIND DAMAGE BEGAN IN THE VILLAGE OF EAST
SYRACUSE ON EAST AVENUE. TREE DAMAGE WAS WIDESPREAD AND CONSISTED
MAINLY OF DOWNED LARGE TREES...SOME UPROOTS...AND A FEW SNAPPED
POWER POLES. NO STRUCTURAL DAMAGE WAS EVIDENT...EXCEPT WHEN CAUSED
BY FALLEN TREES. THUS...ESTIMATED WIND SPEEDS ARE IN THE 65 TO 75
MPH RANGE AT THIS LOCATION.

SPORADIC DAMAGE CONTINUED TOWARDS THE EAST NORTHEAST ALONG STATE
ROUTE 298 ACROSS LAKEPORT ROAD...NORTH PETERBORO STREET...AND STATE
HIGHWAY 31. A BARN WAS DAMAGED AT THE INTERSECTION OF BUCK STREET
AND JUDD POINT ROAD IN DURHAMVILLE. WIND SPEEDS IN THIS AREA
REMAINED CONSISTENTLY IN THE 65 TO 75 MPH RANGE.

DAMAGE CONTINUED FARTHER NORTHEASTWARD UNTIL A MORE CONCENTRATED
AND EXTENSIVE DAMAGE AREA WAS FOUND IN NEW LONDON...EXTENDING FROM
NEAR THE NEW LONDON FIRE STATION ON CORNELL STREET THROUGH GLUR
ROAD AND ROME-NEW LONDON ROAD...APPROXIMATELY 5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
THE CITY OF ROME. PLEASE REFER TO A SEPARATE PUBLIC INFORMATION
STATEMENT FOR MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION ON THE DAMAGE IN NEW
LONDON.

SPORADIC DAMAGE THEN CONTINUED TOWARDS THE EAST
NORTHEAST...THROUGH THE CITY OF ROME. DAMAGE WITHIN THE CITY OF
ROME CONSISTED OF SOME BRANCHES DOWN AND A FEW UPROOTED TREES.
WINDS HERE...SUPPORTED BY THE OBSERVATION AT GRIFFISS AIR FORCE
BASE...WERE IN THE 60 TO 70 MPH RANGE.

SPORADIC DAMAGE LIKELY CONTINUED TOWARDS THE EAST NORTHEAST TO THE
ONEIDA HERKIMER COUNTY LINE...NEAR TRENTON FALLS.

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

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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HEDEN/JUREWICZ






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