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000 NOUS41 KOKX 272036 PNSOKX CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179- 280045- 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. $$ NV/AS

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