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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
121 PM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21 THUNDERSTORM WIND
EVENT...

Location...East Bloomfield in Ontario County, New York
Date...September 21, 2018
Estimated Time...705 to 712 PM EDT
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...70 mph
Maximum Path Width...100 yards
Path Length...4 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...42.8833/-77.4083
Ending Lat/Lon...42.8895/-77.2932

...Summary...
A National Weather Service storm survey team was dispatched to
investigate damage in Ontario County, NY, from thunderstorms that
crossed the area on Friday evening, September 21, 2018. Damage
consistent with straight line winds was found in a semi-continuous
path from just southwest of the intersection of US Highway 20 and
Flatiron Road in East Bloomfield to North Pearl Street in the
City of Canandaigua. The width of the damage was fairly narrow,
and the length extended about 4 linear miles crossing US Highway
20 just to the west of the City of Canandaigua.

Damage found included multiple trees and limbs down near Flatiron
Road, shingles displaced from a roof off Gauss Road, and large
hardwood trees down just to the northeast of the intersection of
US Highway 20 and Gauss Road. Damage continued eastward with an
overturned portable sign and recreational equipment on Whalen Road
to the north of US Highway 20. It then continued further east
into the Town of Canandaigua with tree damage along Buffalo Street
Extension and just to the east of Woodlawn Cemetery in the City
of Canandaigua.


* 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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