Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON, NY
928 PM EDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...MICROBURST /STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE/ CONFIRMED NEAR
REMSEN IN ONEIDA COUNTY NEW YORK...

LOCATION...REMSEN IN ONEIDA COUNTY NEW YORK
DATE...JULY 08 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...710 PM EDT
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...90 TO 105 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...
PATH LENGTH...
BEGINNING LAT/LON...
ENDING LAT/LON...
* 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 REMSEN IN ONEIDA COUNTY
NEW YORK ON JULY 08 2014.

HUNDREDS OF TREES SNAPPED AND UPROOTED. MINOR DAMAGE TO ONE HOME.
WORST DAMAGE ON ROUTE 365 FROM JUST EAST OF THE STOP AND GO EAST
TOWARD HINCKLEY RESERVOIR.

MORE DETAILS WILL BE SENT OUT SUNDAY MORNING. TIME IS ESTIMATED
FROM RADAR.

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/CHAMPNEY






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