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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON, NY
255 PM EDT WED JUL 9 2014

...A NWS STORM SURVEY TEAM HAS SURVEYED DAMAGE FROM A CONFIRMED
TORNADO NEAR SMITHFIELD NEW YORK...

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY TEAM HAS CONFIRMED THAT A
TORNADO OCCURRED NEAR SMITHFIELD IN MADISON COUNTY NEW YORK.  THE
TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN A 7:02 PM ON TUESDAY JULY 8TH. THE PATH WIDTH WAS
235 YARDS AND THE LENGTH WAS 2.5 MILES. THE MAXIMUM WIND SPEEDS WITH
THE TORNADO WERE 100 TO 125 MPH RESULTING IN AN INTENSITY
DESIGNATION OF EF2.

THREE HOMES WERE DESTROYED AND FIVE OTHERS SUSTAINED SIGNIFICANT
DAMAGE. THE STORM FIRST STRUCK A MANUFACTURED HOME WITH SOME
ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION ON GOFF ROAD PRODUCING TWO FATALITIES. A
BARN AND HOME WERE THEN DESTROYED NEXT TO THIS FIRST HOME ON GOFF ROAD.
A TRAILER WAS DESTROYED NEXT TO THE BARN WITH ANOTHER FATALITY.
ANOTHER HOME THEN SUSTAINED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE FROM FLYING MISSILES.
ALL OF THIS DESTRUCTION WAS ON GOFF ROAD. ON NORTHRUP ROAD A THREE
STORY HOME WAS REMOVED FROM ITS FOUNDATION AND THROWN DOWN A HILL
KILLING THE OCCUPANT.  PORTIONS OF THIS HOUSE WERE THROWN INTO
ANOTHER HOUSE. DAMAGE ON NORTHRUP AND GOFF ROADS WAS CLEARLY
TORNADIC WITH LOTS OF THROWN DEBRIS AND DOWNED TREES.  THE TORNADO
WEAKENED AND PRODUCED EF1 DAMAGE TO A HOME ON BUTLER ROAD THEN
WEAKENED TO EF1 AND ENDED ON ROUTE 31.

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