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July 1st Tornado and Flash Flood Event
***This data is un-official and for informational purposes only.***

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KOKX Radar Reflectivity Loop

JFK Radar Storm Relative Velocity Loop of Union County NJ Tornado
                    
.......................Union County New Jersey Tornado.......................

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NOUS41 KOKX 020153
PNSOKX
CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-
020615-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...RESENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
953 PM EDT MON JUL 1 2013


...TORNADO CONFIRMED FROM BERKELEY HEIGHTS TO SUMMIT IN UNION
COUNTY NEW JERSEY...

LOCATION...BERKELEY HEIGHTS TO NEW PROVIDENCE TO SUMMIT IN UNION
COUNTY NEW JERSEY
DATE...JULY 1 2013
ESTIMATED TIME...917 AM TO 925 AM LST
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...85 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...50 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...4.8 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.68N / 74.45W
ENDING LAT/LON...40.72N / 74.38W
* 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 NEW YORK NY HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO FROM BERKELEY HEIGHTS TO SUMMIT IN UNION COUNTY NEW JERSEY ON
JULY 1 2013. THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN BERKELEY HEIGHTS NEAR THE
PASSAIC RIVER JUST WEST OF GARFIELD STREET. IT PASSED NORTHEAST
THROUGH NEW PROVIDENCE AND LIFTED IN SUMMIT NEW JERSEY NEAR EVERGREEN
AVENUE.

EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED ALONG THE TORNADO PATH WITH
THE GREATEST DAMAGE OCCURRING AT THE SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT NEAR
SNYDER AVENUE IN BERKELEY HEIGHTS. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
ALSO INTERVIEWED AN EYEWITNESS OF THE TORNADO FOR ADDITIONAL
CONFIRMATION. STRAIGHT LINE WINDS WERE ALSO OBSERVED TO THE
SOUTH AND EAST OF THE ENTIRE TORNADO PATH.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WOULD LIKE TO THANK UNION
COUNTY...BERKELEY HEIGHTS AND SUMMIT NEW JERSEY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
OFFICIALS FOR THEIR HELP AND ASSISTANCE IN THIS DAMAGE SURVEY.

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

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.

$$

LN

.....................Fairfield County Connecticut Tornado....................


000
NOUS41 KOKX 021854
PNSOKX
CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-
022300-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
254 PM EDT TUE JUL 2 2013

...TORNADO CONFIRMED IN THE TOWNS OF GREENWICH AND STAMFORD IN
FAIRFIELD COUNTY CONNECTICUT...

LOCATION...GREENWICH TO STAMFORD IN FAIRFIELD COUNTY CONNECTICUT
DATE...JULY 1 2013
ESTIMATED TIME...1058 AM TO 1108 AM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...150 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...3.7 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...41.11N / 73.63W
ENDING LAT/LON...41.12N / 73.56W
* 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 NEW YORK NY HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO IN THE TOWNS OF GREENWICH AND STAMFORD IN FAIRFIELD COUNTY
CONNECTICUT ON JULY 1 2013. THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN THE TOWN
OF GREENWICH ON NORTH STREET JUST NORTH OF THE MERRITT PARKWAY. IT
CONTINUED EAST-NORTHEAST INTO THE TOWN OF STAMFORD AND LIFTED ON
JANES LANE APPROXIMATELY A HALF MILE WEST OF SCOFIELDTOWN ROAD.

EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED ALONG THE TORNADO PATH
STARTING ON TACONIC ROAD AND CONTINUING ONTO SKYRIDGE ROAD. THE
WORST TREE DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED JUST SOUTH OF THE INTERSECTION OF
STAG LANE AND STANWICH ROAD. TREE DAMAGE CONTINUED ON CARRINGTON
DRIVE AND AT THE MEAD HOUSE FARM. THE TORNADO STARTED TO WEAKEN AS
IT MOVED INTO THE TOWN OF STAMFORD JUST SOUTH OF WEB HILLS ROAD
AND LYNAM ROAD. NO VISIBLE STRUCTURAL DAMAGE WAS SEEN DURING THE
SURVEY.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE CONNECTICUT
DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES AND PUBLIC PROTECTION...TOWN OF
GREENWICH PARKS AND TREES DIVISION...AND THE TOWN OF GREENWICH AND
STAMFORD POLICE DEPARTMENTS.

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

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.

$$

STARK


...........................Storm Reports.....................................


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NWUS51 KOKX 021950
LSROKX

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
349 PM EDT TUE JUL 02 2013

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

0730 AM     FLASH FLOOD      PORT JERVIS             41.38N  74.69W
07/01/2013                   ORANGE             NY   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            RESERVOIR AVENUE AND ORANGE STREET CLOSED DUE TO 
            FLOODING. 

0917 AM     TORNADO          BERKELEY HEIGHTS        40.68N  74.43W
07/01/2013                   UNION              NJ   NWS STORM SURVEY

            EF0 TORNADO CONFIRMED BY STORM SURVEY. INFORMATION IN 
            THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 

0923 AM     TSTM WND GST     SUMMIT                  40.71N  74.37W
07/01/2013  E65 MPH          UNION              NJ   PUBLIC          

            TREES AND WIRES DOWN AROUND TOWN 

0930 AM     TSTM WND DMG     SUMMIT                  40.71N  74.37W
07/01/2013                   UNION              NJ   PUBLIC          

            NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN THROUGHOUT TOWN. 
            STRUCTURAL DAMAGE FROM TREES FALLING ON HOMES. 

0930 AM     TSTM WND DMG     NEW PROVIDENCE          40.70N  74.40W
07/01/2013                   UNION              NJ   LAW ENFORCEMENT 

            NUMEROUS TREES AND WIRES DOWN THROUGHOUT TOWN... SOME 
            ON HOMES. 

0955 AM     FLASH FLOOD      WAYNE                   40.95N  74.25W
07/01/2013                   PASSAIC            NJ   AMATEUR RADIO   

            RT 23 NEAR I-80... SERVICE ROAD CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING. 

0955 AM     FLASH FLOOD      HO-HO-KUS               41.00N  74.10W
07/01/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            HOLLYWOOD AVENUE CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING. 

0958 AM     FLASH FLOOD      WAYNE                   40.95N  74.25W
07/01/2013                   PASSAIC            NJ   AMATEUR RADIO   

            3 FT OF STANDING WATER AT INTERSECTION OF FRENCH HILL 
            AND VALLEY ROADS 

1011 AM     FLASH FLOOD      WAYNE                   40.95N  74.25W
07/01/2013                   PASSAIC            NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER 

            FRENCH HILL AND PARIS ROAD INTERSECTION ROADWAY BUCKLED 
            DUE TO FLOODING. 

1014 AM     FLASH FLOOD      GLEN ROCK               40.96N  74.13W
07/01/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER 

            PROSPECT AND LOCUST AVE INTERSECTION FLOODED. WATER 
            RESCUES NEEDED. 

1015 AM     FLASH FLOOD      FAIR LAWN               40.94N  74.12W
07/01/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   PUBLIC          

            ROAD CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING AT RT 4 AND BROADWAY. BUS 
            STUCK IN 6 FEET OF WATER. 

1015 AM     FLASH FLOOD      FAIR LAWN               40.94N  74.12W
07/01/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   PUBLIC          

            ROAD CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING AT RT 208 AND MORLOT AVE. 

1020 AM     FLASH FLOOD      RAHWAY                  40.61N  74.28W
07/01/2013                   UNION              NJ   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            INMAN AVENUE AND NEW BRUNSWICK AVENUE CLOSED DUE TO 
            FLOODING. 

1020 AM     FLASH FLOOD      GLEN ROCK               40.96N  74.13W
07/01/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER 

            ACKERMAN AVE NEAR PROSPECT AND HARRISON ROADS FLOODING. 
            CAR STRANDED. 

1020 AM     TSTM WND DMG     YONKERS                 40.95N  73.87W
07/01/2013                   WESTCHESTER        NY   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            MULTIPLE TREES DOWN ALONG RIVERDALE AVENUE. 

1020 AM     TSTM WND DMG     YONKERS                 40.95N  73.87W
07/01/2013                   WESTCHESTER        NY   SKYWARN SPOTTER 

            SKYWARN COORDINATOR REPORTS TREES AND WIRES DOWN ACROSS 
            THE TOWN 

1022 AM     FLASH FLOOD      CLIFTON                 40.86N  74.16W
07/01/2013                   PASSAIC            NJ   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            ROUTE 3 BETWEEN BLOOMFIELD AVE AND CR-622 CLOSE DUE TO 
            FLOODING. 

1023 AM     FLASH FLOOD      GLEN ROCK               40.96N  74.13W
07/01/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER 

            ACKERMAN AND DELMAR AVE FLOODED. CARS STRANDED. WATER 
            RESCUES. 

1029 AM     FLASH FLOOD      RIDGEWOOD               40.98N  74.11W
07/01/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER 

            CAR STRANDED BY FLOODING AT MAPLE AND DAYTON STREETS. 

1033 AM     FLASH FLOOD      PARAMUS                 40.95N  74.07W
07/01/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER 

            RT 17 NORTH JUST NORTH OF CENTURY ROAD FLOODED. CARS 
            UNABLE TO CROSS. 

1034 AM     FLASH FLOOD      RIDGEWOOD               40.98N  74.11W
07/01/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER 

            FRANKLIN AVE RAILROAD UNDERPASS CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING. 
            PERSON RESCUED FROM VEHICLE. 

1035 AM     FLASH FLOOD      TUXEDO PARK             41.20N  74.21W
07/01/2013                   ORANGE             NY   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            ROUTE 17 CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING IN TUXEDO PARK. 

1045 AM     TSTM WND DMG     GREENWICH               41.03N  73.63W
07/01/2013                   FAIRFIELD          CT   OTHER FEDERAL   

            MULTIPLE TREES AND POWER LINES DOWNED ON STAG... 
            STANWICH AND HOWARD ROADS. TIME ESTIMATED BY RADAR. 

1055 AM     FLASH FLOOD      WHITE PLAINS            41.02N  73.76W
07/01/2013                   WESTCHESTER        NY   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            BRONX RIVER PARKWAY BETWEEN CHATTERTON AVE AND EXIT 21 
            CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING. 

1058 AM     TORNADO          1 SSW STANWICH          41.10N  73.63W
07/01/2013                   FAIRFIELD          CT   NWS STORM SURVEY

            EF0 TORNADO CONFIRMED BY STORM SURVEY. INFORMATION IN 
            THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 

1108 AM     FLASH FLOOD      DUMONT                  40.95N  73.99W
07/01/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER 

            MOVING WATER IN MANY RESIDENCE YARDS UP TO LEVEL OF 
            HOUSE FOUNDATION. 

1115 AM     FLASH FLOOD      NORTH STAMFORD          41.14N  73.54W
07/01/2013                   FAIRFIELD          CT   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            TACONIC ROAD AND STANWICH ROAD CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING. 

1120 AM     TSTM WND DMG     WILTON                  41.18N  73.42W
07/01/2013                   FAIRFIELD          CT   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN ON DRUM HILL ROAD. ROAD 
            CLOSED. 

1125 AM     TSTM WND DMG     REDDING                 41.30N  73.38W
07/01/2013                   FAIRFIELD          CT   LAW ENFORCEMENT 

            TREE AND WIRES DOWN NEAR 41 SHERMAN TURNPIKE 

1153 AM     FLASH FLOOD      NEWARK                  40.72N  74.17W
07/01/2013                   ESSEX              NJ   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            I-280 AT CLIFTON AVE... EXIT RAMP CLOSED DUE TO 
            FLOODING 

0100 PM     FLASH FLOOD      RIDGEFIELD              41.27N  73.50W
07/01/2013                   FAIRFIELD          CT   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            DANBURRY ROAD AND FARMINGVILLE ROAD CLOSED DUE TO 
            FLOODING. 

0128 PM     FLASH FLOOD      HAWTHORNE               41.10N  73.79W
07/01/2013                   WESTCHESTER        NY   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            SAW MILL RIVER PARKWAY BETWEEN TACONIC PARKWAY AND 
            MANVILLE ROAD CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING. 

0138 PM     FLASH FLOOD      PATERSON                40.91N  74.16W
07/01/2013                   PASSAIC            NJ   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            MCLEAN BLVD BETWEEN BROADWAY AND I-80 CLOSED DUE TO 
            FLOODING. 

0142 PM     FLASH FLOOD      CLIFTON                 40.86N  74.16W
07/01/2013                   PASSAIC            NJ   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            ROUTE 3 AND VALLEY ROAD CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING. 

0320 PM     FLASH FLOOD      WHITE PLAINS            41.02N  73.76W
07/01/2013                   WESTCHESTER        NY   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            BRONX RIVER PARKWAY BETWEEN MAIN STREET AND CHATTERTON 
            AVENUE. 


&&

$$

PICCA




		  



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