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Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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

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

LOCATION...DEERFIELD IN ONEIDA COUNTY NEW YORK
DATE...JULY 8 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...725 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...90 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...65 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...1.3 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...43.12N / 75.21W
ENDING LAT/LON...43.13N / 75.19W
* 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 DEERFIELD IN ONEIDA COUNTY NEW YORK ON JULY 8 2014.

AT APPROXIMATELY 725 PM EDT...A SMALL TORNADO DEVELOPED IN A
WOODED AREA OFF TRENTON ROAD JUST TO THE NORTH OF THE NEW YORK STATE
THRUWAY. THE TORNADO TRACKED NORTH-NORTHEAST THROUGH NEIGHBORHOODS
TO THE WEST OF COVENTRY AVENUE. THE HARDEST HIT AREA WAS BETWEEN
WELLS DRIVE, BEAUMOND PLACE AND WALKER ROAD. THE TORNADO SNAPPED
AND UPROOTED DOZENS OF TREES...AND CAUSED SOME STRUCTURAL DAMAGE
TO A GARAGE. SHINGLES WERE ALSO PEELED OFF SEVERAL ROOFS IN THE
AREA. AFTER CROSSING WALKER ROAD...THE TORNADO LIFTED IN THE
VICINITY OF THE HIGH VOLTAGE TRANSMISSION LINES JUST TO THE EAST
OF WHERE THEY CROSS WALKER ROAD.

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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