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May 16, 2009 Severe Thunderstorms

LOCATION...GEORGETOWN...MADISON COUNTY NY
DATE...MAY 16TH 2009
ESTIMATED TIME...434 TO 447 PM
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF2
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...100 TO 120 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...150 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...6.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...42.75N / 75.77W
ENDING LAT/LON...42.77N / 75.67W
*INJURIES...1

*NOTE THESE NUMBERS COULD CHANGE AFTER ISSUANCE OF THIS PRODUCT.

...SUMMARY...
MOST OF THE DAMAGE ALONG THE PATH WAS TO TREES. SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE
OCCURRED APPROXIMATELY 1 MILE SOUTH OF THE VILLAGE OF GEORGETOWN. A
LARGE BARN WAS DESTROYED...A ROOF WAS TORN OFF A HOUSE AND SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS AND SHEDS WERE DESTROYED. ELECTRICAL POLES WERE
SNAPPED. THIS LOCATION IS WHERE THE INJURY OCCURRED. A SECOND FARM
ON UPHAM ROAD WAS HIT...DESTROYING A LARGE BARN...SILO AND A COUPLE
SHEDS. SOME LIVESTOCK WAS LOST AT THIS LOCATION. A FARMSTEAD NEAR
NILES ROAD ALSO RECEIVED DAMAGE TO A SILO...AND DAMAGE TO THE HOME
ROOF AND SIDING.

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