PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
413 PM EDT MON AUG 10 2009

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR NEW HUDSON-CUBA IN ALLEGANY COUNTY NEW
YORK...

LOCATION...NEW HUDSON-CUBA IN ALLEGANY COUNTY NEW YORK
DATE...AUG 9, 2009
ESTIMATED TIME...205-215 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF- SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...100 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...25 YDS
PATH LENGTH...6 MI
BEGINNING LAT/LON...42.32N / 78.28W
ENDING
LAT/LON...42.23N / 78.23W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO NY HAS CONFIRMED A TORNADO
TOUCHED DOWN FROM NEW HUDSON TO CUBA IN ALLEGANY COUNTY NEW YORK
ON AUG 9, 2009.

THE INITIAL TOUCHDOWN OCCURRED IN THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF NEW
HUDSON NEAR WHITE MEETING HOUSE ROAD. FINAL TOUCHDOWN OCCURRED ON
JACKSON HILL IN CUBA. IN ADDITION TO TREES BEING DOWNED...A 50`
COMMUNICATIONS TOWER COLLAPSED. SEVERAL HOMES SUSTAINED MINOR
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE FROM THE TORNADO. SEVERAL OTHERS...AND SEVERAL
AUTOMOBILES...WERE DAMAGED BY FELLED TREES.

THERE ARE NO KNOWN INJURIES DUE TO THE TORNADO.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/BUF.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO
THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

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