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Severe Storms July 18, 2011

The Automated Surface Observing Systems or ASOS which measures several different weather elements, including wind speed, recorded a maximum gust of 68 MPH with the passage of the storm.

DateTime UTCTime EDTWind DirectionWind Speed (MPH)Wind Gust (MPH)
07-18-2011 20:53:004:53 PMWest Southwest5.80
07-18-2011 21:53:005:53 PMNorthwest5.80
07-18-2011 22:53:006:53 PMNorth Northwest6.90
07-18-2011 23:53:007:53 PMNorth5.80
07-19-2011 00:53:008:53 PMNorth5.80
07-19-2011 01:15:009:15 PMNortheast5.80
07-19-2011 01:36:009:36 PMNorth Northeast44.967.9
07-19-2011 01:41:009:41 PMSouth Southeast1567.9
07-19-2011 01:48:009:48 PMEast8.131.1
07-19-2011 01:51:009:51 PMCalmCalm0
07-19-2011 01:53:009:53 PMVariable3.50
07-19-2011 02:17:0010:17 PMSouth4.60
07-19-2011 02:53:0010:53 PMCalmCalm0
07-19-2011 03:53:0011:53 PMCalmCalm0

Below is a two panel radar display. On the right is a 0.5 Base Reflectivity, and the left is 0.5 Base Velocity from the NWS Binghamton, NY WSR-88D. This loop is from 08:45 PM EDT to 10:22 PM EDT, July 18, 2011.

At the center of each panel there is a large black dot with a red dot in the middle. This is where the radar is located. The time of each image is in the upper left corner. At 0127 UTC or 9:27 PM EDT there is a green area moving towards the radar. The radar is estimating wind speeds of 58 to 63 MPH or 50 to 55 knots towards the radar.

There are 2 overlays that can be toggled on and off by clicking on them.

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July 19, 2011