Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service New York NY
936 PM EDT Wed May 16 2018

...NWS METEOROLOGISTS SURVEYED STORM DAMAGE IN THE VICINITY OF
BEACON FALLS AND HAMDEN IN NEW HAVEN COUNTY CONNECTICUT...

The National Weather Service office in New York, NY has completed
a preliminary survey for the area between Beacon Falls and Hamden
in New Haven County, Connecticut. The survey is in relation to the
severe thunderstorms that moved through the area on May 15, 2018.

It has been determined that an EF1 tornado with estimated peak
winds of 110 mph moved along a 9.5 mile path between Beacon Falls
and Hamden. Numerous trees were uprooted along this path.

A final assessment including results of other surveys being
conducted today is expected to be completed and transmitted via a
Public Information Statement on Thursday.

The storm survey information will also be available on our
website at http://www.weather.gov

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