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Severe Storms July 29, 2011

EF0 Tornado Confirmed near Guilford Township in Chenango County New York

  • Location: Guilford Township in Chenango County New York
  • Date: July 29 2011
  • Estimated time: 4:00 PM EDT
  • Maximum ef-scale rating: EF0
  • Estimated maximum wind speed: 65 MPH
  • Maximum path width: 100
  • Yards path length: 175 yards
  • Beginning lat/lon: 42.41n / 75.44w
  • Ending lat/lon: 42.41n / 75.44w
  • Fatalities: 0
  • Injuries: 0
Summary

A National Weather Service Team of meteorologists surveyed storm damage in Guilford Township along Phillips-Odell Road and determined that an EF0 tornado occurred in that area at 4:00 PM EDT on Friday, July 29th. Convergent damage in the area included a flipped shed, some minor tree damage, and a paddle boat blown approximately 50 yards from a lake. An eyewitness indicated that a rotating funnel of strong winds passed over the area at the time of the damage. The tornado initially touched down west of Phillips-Odell Road, then dissipated in a field east of the road.
Wooden shed blown toward 340 degrees.   Tornado path in this picture is from left to right. Paddle boat blown out of this pond toward 040 degrees.  Barn on right, blown toward 340 degrees. Paddle boat blown about 50 yards.  Paddle boat is blown toward you, the barn on the left is blown from left to right. Minor tree damage.


Below is a map showing the approximate path and damage points. You will have to zoom in quite a bit in some locations to view the information.



The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in National Weather Service Storm Data.

For reference, the Enhanced Fujita Scale classification can be found here.

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