Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR NEW LONDON IN ONEIDA COUNTY NEW YORK...

LOCATION...NEW LONDON IN ONEIDA COUNTY NEW YORK
DATE...JULY 8 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...633 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 TO 90 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...600 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...1 MILE
BEGINNING LAT/LON...43.20N / -75.59W
ENDING LAT/LON...43.21N / -75.57W
* 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 NEW LONDON IN ONEIDA COUNTY NEW YORK ON JULY 8 2014.

A CONCENTRATED AREA OF DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED...STARTING JUST WEST OF
THE NEW LONDON FIRE STATION ON CORNELL STREET. IN THIS AREA...6 TO
8 HARDWOOD TREES WERE UPROOTED AND A METAL PAVILION WAS HEAVILY
DAMAGED. FARTHER NORTH IN THE VILLAGE OF NEW LONDON...NUMEROUS
HARDWOOD TREES WERE UPROOTED IN A CHAOTIC FASHION. STRONG WINDS
VARIED CONSIDERABLY IN DIRECTION OVER A SHORT DISTANCE...RANGING
FROM NORTH NORTHEAST TO WEST SOUTHWEST. STRUCTURAL DAMAGE INCLUDED
A METAL ROOF THAT WAS PEELED BACK ON COUNTY ROUTE 50.

DAMAGE CONTINUED TOWARDS GLUR ROAD. A METAL PLAY SET WAS DAMAGED
AND NUMEROUS HARDWOOD TREES WERE UPROOTED. ONCE AGAIN...THE
PATTERN OF DAMAGE INDICATED SIGNIFICANTLY VARYING WIND DIRECTIONS.

THE DAMAGE PATH ENDED NEAR ROME-NEW LONDON ROAD. A LOSS OF
SHINGLES WAS NOTED ON THE ROOF OF A STURDY 2-STORY HOME...AND A
PORTION OF THE SIDING WAS BLOWN ABOUT 50 YARDS DOWN THE ROAD. ALSO...A
SMALL TWIG WAS FOUND EMBEDDED IN THE ALUMINUM SIDING.

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.

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HEDEN/JUREWICZ






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