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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Binghamton NY
1234 PM EDT Fri May 18 2018

...NWS CONFIRMS A DOWNBURST WITH WINDS UP TO 80 MPH IN YULAN
SULLIVAN COUNTY NY FROM STORMS ON TUESDAY MAY 15 2018...

A storm survey crew of meteorologists from the National
Weather Service in Binghamton NY has confirmed a
downburst/straight-line winds in Yulan Sullivan County NY from
the severe storms on Tuesday May 15.

Location...Yulan in Sullivan County NY
Date...Tuesday May 15 2018
Estimated Time...330 PM EDT to 335 PM EDT
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...80 mph.
Maximum Path Width...2750 yards.
Path Length... 4.5 miles.
Beginning Lat/Lon... 41.5175 N / 74.9530 W
Ending Lat/Lon...41.5414 N / 74.8706 W
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

...Summary...
A downburst blasted through the town of Yulan on Tuesday May 15th
with estimated winds up to 80 mph. The winds knocked down numerous
trees and power poles. There was some structrual damage from trees
falling on homes.

* 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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DJN/BJG



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