Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON, NY
420 PM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR PARKSVILLE IN SULLIVAN COUNTY NEW YORK...

LOCATION...PARKSVILLE IN SULLIVAN COUNTY NEW YORK
DATE...JULY 13 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...830 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...90 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...270 YARDS
PATH LENGTH....THREE QUARTERS OF A MILE.
BEGINNING LAT/LON...41.86N / -74.71W
ENDING LAT/LON...41.86N / -74.72W
* 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 PARKSVILLE IN SULLIVAN COUNTY NEW YORK ON JULY 13 2014.

THE STORM SURVEY TEAM OBSERVED A WELL DEFINED PATH OF TREE DAMAGE
IN A MAINLY WOODED AREA. THE TORNADO PASSED DIRECTLY OVER TWO RESIDENCES
WHICH ONLY SUSTAINED COSMETIC DAMAGE TO SIDING, ROOFING, AND SOME
CHIMNEY DAMAGE. NUMEROUS YARD ORNIMENTS AND SOME RAIL FENCING WAS
DISPLACED TO THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE PATH OF THE STORM. TREE
DAMAGE IN THE CORE OF THE PATH WAS CATASTOPHIC WITH BLOW DOWNS,
SNAP OFFS, TWISTING OF SMALL TO MEDIUM HARDWOODS, AND LARGE
HEMLOCK TREES. DAMAGE ALONG THE LEFT SIDE OF THE PATH INDICATED A
WELL DEFINED CONVERGENT PATTERN.

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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