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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
436 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR WOLCOTT IN NEW HAVEN COUNTY
CONNECTICUT...

LOCATION...WOLCOTT IN NEW HAVEN COUNTY CONNECTICUT
DATE...JULY 27 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...1250-1256 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80-85 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...100 YDS
PATH LENGTH...0.62 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...41.606 N / 72.983 W
ENDING LAT/LON...41.622 N / 72.973 W
* 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 NEW YORK NY HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO NEAR WOLCOTT IN NEW HAVEN COUNTY CONNECTICUT ON
JULY 27 2014.

A WEAK EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN WOLCOTT CT SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
THE PATH BEGAN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF MINOR ROAD AND CENTER
STREET WHERE A TREE WAS UPROOTED AND FACING WEST.
CONVERGENT...INTERMITTENT TREE DAMAGE CONTINUED ALONG A PATH TO
THE NORTHEAST TO WOLCOTT HIGH SCHOOL. LARGE FIXED SPORTS EQUIPMENT
WAS THROWN ACROSS A FIELD...AND A FENCE LINE WAS BLOWN DOWN TO THE
WEST. SEVERAL TREES WERE ALSO TOPPED. FURTHER TO THE NORTHEAST ON
KALKO DRIVE SEVERAL TREES WERE DOWNED BY THE TORNADO...AND A LARGE
TREE FELL ON A TRAILER. THE TORNADO LIFTED AROUND STAGECOACH LANE
WHERE A TREE WAS UPROOTED AND FELL TO THE WEST ONTO A HOME.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/NYC.

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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