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.
|Date||Time UTC||Time EDT||Wind Direction||Wind Speed (MPH)||Wind Gust (MPH)|
|07-18-2011|| 20:53:00||4:53 PM||West Southwest||5.8||0|
|07-18-2011|| 21:53:00||5:53 PM||Northwest||5.8||0|
|07-18-2011|| 22:53:00||6:53 PM||North Northwest||6.9||0|
|07-18-2011|| 23:53:00||7:53 PM||North||5.8||0|
|07-19-2011|| 00:53:00||8:53 PM||North||5.8||0|
|07-19-2011|| 01:15:00||9:15 PM||Northeast||5.8||0|
|07-19-2011|| 01:36:00||9:36 PM||North Northeast||44.9||67.9|
|07-19-2011|| 01:41:00||9:41 PM||South Southeast||15||67.9|
|07-19-2011|| 01:48:00||9:48 PM||East||8.1||31.1|
|07-19-2011|| 01:51:00||9:51 PM||Calm||Calm||0|
|07-19-2011|| 01:53:00||9:53 PM||Variable||3.5||0|
|07-19-2011|| 02:17:00||10:17 PM||South||4.6||0|
|07-19-2011|| 02:53:00||10:53 PM||Calm||Calm||0|
|07-19-2011|| 03:53:00||11:53 PM||Calm||Calm||0|
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.