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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Albany NY
644 PM EDT Mon Aug 3 2020

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/2/20 TORNADO EVENTS...

.Litchfield County #1...

Start Location...Sharon in Litchfield County, CT
End Location...Sharon in Litchfield County, CT
Date...August 2, 2020
Estimated Time...5:36 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...80 mph
Maximum Path Width...30 yards
Path Length...0.25 mile
Beginning Lat/Lon...41.86/-73.50
Ending Lat/Lon...41.87/-73.50
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

...Summary...
The National Weather Service storm survey team confirms an EF0
tornado in Sharon, CT. The tornado struck a nursery along the New
York/Connecticut border. Large trees were uprooted. The metal
infrastructure of greenhouses was destroyed. Eyewitnesses reported
garden supplies rotating in the air above the nursery. Down the
road from the nursery, additional uprooted trees were observed.

.Litchfield #2...

Start Location...Falls Village in Litchfield County, CT
End Location...Falls Village in Litchfield County, CT
Date...August 2, 2020
Estimated Time...6:05 pm EDT to 6:10 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...90 mph
Maximum Path Width...100 yards
Path Length...1.7 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...41.93/-73.37
Ending Lat/Lon...41.94/-73.34
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

...Summary...
The National Weather Service storm survey team confirms an EF1
tornado in Falls Village, CT. The survey team observed many
snapped and uprooted trees along Lime Rock Station Road near River
Road. Additional downed trees were noted along the path of the
tornado.

EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0...Weak......65 to 85 mph
EF1...Weak......86 to 110 mph
EF2...Strong....111 to 135 mph
EF3...Strong....136 to 165 mph
EF4...Violent...166 to 200 mph
EF5...Violent...>200 mph

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

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