Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON, NY
254 PM EDT MON JUL 14 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR READING IN SCHUYLER COUNTY NEW YORK...

LOCATION...READING IN SCHUYLER COUNTY NEW YORK
DATE...JULY 13 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...434 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...105 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...125 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...3.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...42.44N / 76.98W
ENDING LAT/LON...42.45N / 76.91W
* 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
TORNADO NEAR READING IN SCHUYLER COUNTY NEW YORK ON JULY 13 2014.

A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR ALTAY ROAD AT 434 PM EDT IN THE TOWN
OF READING AND TRACKED EAST SNAPPING AND UPROOTING MANY TREES
ALONG ITS PATH. THE TORNADO BLEW A CANOE 150 YARDS FROM A POND AND
WRAPPED IT AROUND A POLE. THERE WERE NUMEROUS LARGE SPLINTERS FROM
TREES AND BRANCHES IMPALED IN THE GROUND. THE TORNADO PARTIALLY
LIFTED A ROOF OFF OF A HOUSE AS IT TRACKED INTO THE WOODS. THE
HOME WAS SEVERELY DAMAGED. WINDOWS WERE BLOWN OUT OF A CAR AS
WELL. THERE WAS A LOT OF DEBRIS IN THE CANOPY INCLUDING A SHINGLE
THAT WAS IMPALED ON A BRANCH NEAR THE TOP OF A DAMAGED OAK TREE.

THE TORNADO CONTINUED EAST FOR ANOTHER COUPLE MILES CAUSING ONLY TREE
DAMAGE THAT TAPERED OFF BY THE TIME THE TORNADO LIFTED BY ROUTE 14.
THERE WERE NUMEROUS PHOTOS AND EVEN A VIDEO OF THIS TORNADO.

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

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO
THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

DAVE NICOSIA
WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
NWS BINGHAMTON NY







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