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May 27th Straight Line Wind Damage
***This data is un-official and for informational purposes only.***

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1126 AM EDT THU MAY 29 2014

...STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE CONFIRMED IN SOUTHBURY IN NEW HAVEN
CT...

LOCATION...SOUTHBURY IN NEW HAVEN COUNTY CT
DATE...MAY 27 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...715 PM TO 730 PM EDT
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...100 MPH
BEGINNING LAT/LON...41.49N / 73.26W
ENDING LAT/LON...41.47N / 73.22W
ESTIMATED LENGTH...2.5 MILES
*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 ALBANY NY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN COORDINATION
WITH CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES AND PUBLIC
PROTECTION PERFORMED A STORM SURVEY IN SOUTHBURY IN NORTHWESTERN
NEW HAVEN COUNTY CT ON MAY 28TH. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCED
DAMAGING WINDS AND TORRENTIAL RAIN IN THIS AREA ON THE EVENING OF
MAY 27TH.

WIDESPREAD TREE DAMAGE...WITH BOTH HARDWOODS AND SOFTWOODS SNAPPED
AND UPROOTED...WAS OBSERVED ON A 2 1/2 MILE PATH BEGINNING AT
SOUTHBURY TRAINING SCHOOL AND ENDING AT SOUTHBURY
CT POLICE DEPARTMENT IN SOUTHBURY CT. PEAK WINDS GUSTS WERE
ESTIMATED AT 100 MPH AND DAMAGE WAS CONSISTENT WITH STRAIGHT LINE
WINDS.

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

FOR REFERENCE...
STRAIGHT LINE WINDS ARE GENERALLY ANY WIND THAT IS NOT ASSOCIATED
WITH ROTATION...USED MAINLY TO DIFFERENTIATE THEM FROM TORNADIC
WINDS.

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************************Storm Reports********************************

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
952 PM EDT TUE MAY 27 2014

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0730 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SOUTHBURY               41.49N  73.22W
05/27/2014                   NEW HAVEN          CT   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

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