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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Binghamton NY
410 PM EDT Tue May 8 2018

... A Tornado Touched Down Briefly near Penn Yan New York ...

Start Location...Penn Yan in Yates County New York
End Location...Penn Yan in Yates County New York
Date... Thursday May 3rd
Estimated Time... 8:19 PM to 8:21 PM
Maximum EF-Scale Rating... EF #1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed... 100 mph
Maximum Path Width... 100 yards
Path Length... 1.11 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon... 42.7139 N/ -77.1529 W
Ending Lat/Lon... 42.7107 N/ -77.1315 W
* Fatalities... 0
* Injuries... 0

...Summary...

A tornado hit a barn on East Swamp road which collapsed.
The tornado then continued into several fields lifting debris
from the collapsed farm onto the fields. Along the path,
the tornado took down several trees which fell in different directions.
The tornado continued eastward to Voak road where it blew down a
fence and another tree before lifting.

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 event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

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JB/MWG



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