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Sep 16th 2010 Severe Storms
***This data is un-official and for informational purposes only.***

The Meteorology of the Event

Storm Surveys in Park Slope, Brooklyn; Flushing/Bayside, Queens; and Forest Hills and Middle Village in Queens



000
NOUS41 KOKX 180224 CCA
PNSOKX
CTZ005>012-NJZ002>006-011-NYZ067>081-180600-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1022 PM EDT FRI SEP 17 2010

...TWO TORNADOES AND A MACROBURST CONFIRMED ON SEPTEMBER 16 2010...

...CORRECTED TO CHANGE MICROBURST TO MACROBURST BECAUSE MAXIMUM PATH
WIDTH WAS GREATER THAN 2 1/2 MILES.

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR PARK SLOPE IN KINGS COUNTY (BROOKLYN) NY...

LOCATION...PARK SLOPE IN KINGS COUNTY (BROOKLYN) NY
DATE...SEPTEMBER 16 2010
ESTIMATED TIME...5:33 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...75 YARDS
YARDS PATH LENGTH...2 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.67 N / 73.99 W
ENDING LAT/LON...40.69 N /73.96 W
* 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
NEAR PARK SLOPE (BROOKLYN) IN KINGS COUNTY NY ON SEPTEMBER 16 2010.

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN PARK SLOPE AND LIFTED 2 MILES NE OF
PARK SLOPE.

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.

&&

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR FLUSHING AND BAYSIDE IN QUEENS COUNTY NY...

LOCATION...FLUSHING/BAYSIDE IN QUEENS COUNTY NY
DATE...SEPTEMBER 16 2010
ESTIMATED TIME...5:42 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...100 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...100 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...4 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.74 N / 73.84 W
ENDING LAT/LON...40.80 N / 73.76 W
* FATALITIES...1
* 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
NEAR FLUSHING/BAYSIDE IN QUEENS COUNTY NY ON SEPTEMBER 16 2010.

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 2 1/2 MILES SOUTH OF FLUSHING AND LIFTED
1 MILE NE OF BAYSIDE.

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.

&&

...MACROBURST /STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE/ CONFIRMED NEAR
MIDDLE VILLAGE AND FOREST HILLS IN QUEENS COUNTY NY...

LOCATION...MIDDLE VILLAGE/FOREST HILLS IN QUEENS COUNTY NY
DATE...SEPTEMBER 16 2010
ESTIMATED TIME...5:40 PM EDT
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...125 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...5 MILES
PATH LENGTH...8 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 NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK NY HAS CONFIRMED A
MACROBURST /STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE/ NEAR MIDDLE VILLAGE IN QUEENS
COUNTY NY ON SEPTEMBER 16 2010.

THE PATH OF THE MACROBURST WAS FROM MIDDLE VILLAGE TO FOREST HILLS.

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

FOR REFERENCE...
A MACROBURST IS A CONVECTIVE DOWNDRAFT WITH AN AFFECTED OUTFLOW AREA
OF AT LEAST 2 1/2 MILES WIDE AND PEAK WINDS LASTING BETWEEN 5 AND 20
MINUTES. INTENSE MACROBURSTS MAY CAUSE TORNADO-FORCE DAMAGE OF UP TO
EF3 INTENSITY. 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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Local Storm Reports from Sep 16th Severe Event


000
NWUS51 KOKX 190155
LSROKX

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
954 PM EDT SAT SEP 18 2010

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

0520 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 1 SW TOTTENVILLE        40.51N 74.24W
09/16/2010  M74.00 MPH       ANZ338             NJ   MESONET

            64KT WIND GUST RECORDED AT PERTH AMBOY MESONET

0520 PM     FLASH FLOOD      ROSELLE                 40.65N 74.26W
09/16/2010                   UNION              NJ   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ROADS CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING ON 2ND AND CHANDLER.

0521 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 SSW BAYONNE           40.63N 74.14W
09/16/2010                   RICHMOND (STATEN I NY   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREES DOWN ON INNIS ST AND PORT RICHMOND HIGH SCHOOL

0523 PM     TSTM WND DMG     TOTTENVILLE             40.52N 74.23W
09/16/2010                   RICHMOND (STATEN I NY   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREES DOWN ON CARS

0525 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 1 ESE BAYONNE           40.66N 74.09W
09/16/2010  M51.00 MPH       ANZ338             NJ   MESONET

            MEASURED FROM MESONET STATION AT BAYONNE.

0525 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 S BAYONNE             40.63N 74.11W
09/16/2010                   RICHMOND (STATEN I NY   NWS EMPLOYEE

            TREE DOWN ON A HOUSE

0527 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SE BAYONNE            40.64N 74.09W
09/16/2010                   RICHMOND (STATEN I NY   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREE THROUGH THE ROOF OF HOME IN NEW BRIGHTON

0530 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SSW BAYONNE           40.64N 74.13W
09/16/2010                   RICHMOND (STATEN I NY   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TREES DOWN

0532 PM     TSTM WND DMG     PARK SLOPE              40.67N 73.99W
09/16/2010                   KINGS (BROOKLYN)   NY   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREES AND WIRES DOWN

0533 PM     TORNADO          PARK SLOPE              40.67N 73.99W
09/16/2010                   KINGS (BROOKLYN)   NY   NWS EMPLOYEE

            EF0 TORNADO CONFIRMED BY NWS STORM SURVEY. WINDS
            ESTIMATED UP TO 80 MPH.

0535 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 NNE HUGUENOT          40.56N 74.16W
09/16/2010  M70.00 MPH       RICHMOND (STATEN I NY   PUBLIC

            GREAT KILLS, NY

0535 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     2 NNE HUGUENOT          40.56N 74.16W
09/16/2010                   RICHMOND (STATEN I NY   TRAINED SPOTTER

0535 PM     TSTM WND GST     3 WNW CROWN HEIGHTS     40.69N 74.00W
09/16/2010  M60.00 MPH       KINGS (BROOKLYN)   NY   TRAINED SPOTTER

0537 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 S BROOKLYN HEIGHTS    40.69N 73.98W
09/16/2010  M66.00 MPH       KINGS (BROOKLYN)   NY   MESONET

            BISHOP LOUGHLIN MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL.

0538 PM     TSTM WND DMG     5 NE CONEY ISLAND       40.63N 73.92W
09/16/2010                   KINGS (BROOKLYN)   NY   BROADCAST MEDIA

            LARGE TREE ON CAR

0540 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 NE CROWN HEIGHTS      40.72N 73.88W
09/16/2010                   QUEENS             NY   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREES DOWN

0540 PM     FLOOD            5 ENE BLOOMFIELD        40.83N 74.09W
09/16/2010                   BERGEN             NJ   PUBLIC

            APPROXIMATELY 1 FT OF WATER REPORTED ON PATERSON PLANK
            ROAD WEST AT ROUTE 17 NORTH IN TOWN OF CARLSTAT.

0542 PM     TSTM WND DMG     JACKSON HEIGHTS         40.77N 73.88W
09/16/2010                   QUEENS             NY   PUBLIC

            TREES DOWN ON 75TH STREET BETWEEN ROOSEVELT AVENUE AND
            37TH AVENUE...PARTIALLY BLOCKING THE ROAD.

0542 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FOREST HILLS            40.72N 73.85W
09/16/2010                   QUEENS             NY   BROADCAST MEDIA

            LARGE TREE LIMBS ON POWER LINES

0542 PM     TSTM WND GST     5 NE CROWN HEIGHTS      40.72N 73.87W
09/16/2010  E75.00 MPH       QUEENS             NY   PUBLIC

            MULTIPLE LARGE TREES AND WIRES DOWN. SEVERAL ROADS
            BLOCKED BY DOWNED TREES AND MULTIPLE TREES ON TOP OF
            HOUSES. SIDING OF CHURCH TORN OFF.

0542 PM     TSTM WND DMG     5 NE CROWN HEIGHTS      40.71N 73.87W
09/16/2010                   QUEENS             NY   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREES DOWN ON METROPOLITAN AVE

0542 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FOREST HILLS            40.72N 73.85W
09/16/2010                   QUEENS             NY   NWS EMPLOYEE

            ROOF BLOWN OFF BUILDING AND INTO ANOTHER BUILDING AT
            INTERSECTION OF BURNS AVE AND YELLOWSTONE AVE

0542 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 SSE FLUSHING          40.73N 73.83W
09/16/2010                   QUEENS             NY   PUBLIC

            GARAGE COMPLEX IN JOYCE GARDENS CO-OP COLLAPSED WITH
            MULTIPLE CARS INSIDE ON 68TH DRIVE.

0542 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FOREST HILLS            40.72N 73.85W
09/16/2010                   QUEENS             NY   BROADCAST MEDIA

            80 FT TREE ON A HOUSE

0542 PM     TORNADO          2 S FLUSHING            40.74N 73.84W
09/16/2010                   QUEENS             NY   NWS EMPLOYEE

            *** 1 FATAL *** EF1 TORNADO CONFIRMED BY NWS STORM
            SURVEY. WINDS ESTIMATED UP TO 100 MPH. FATALITY CAUSED BY
            TREE FALLING ON CAR AT EXIT 15 ON GRAND CENTRAL PARKWAY.

0544 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 SE FLUSHING           40.73N 73.78W
09/16/2010                   QUEENS             NY   TRAINED SPOTTER

            PARTS OF SOME ROOFS RIPPED OFF AND HAVE FALLEN ONTO
            VARIOUS DRIVEWAYS 1 MILE NORTH OF 495 IN FRESH MEADOWS.

0545 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FOREST HILLS            40.72N 73.85W
09/16/2010                   QUEENS             NY   PUBLIC

            ON 108TH ST FACING QUEENS BLVD...PATIO DOOR BLEW IN ON
            15TH FLOOR TERRACE. 15 SMASHED WINDOWS IN BUILDING. METAL
            PATIO RAILING PULLED OFF. ROOF VENTS TORN OFF OF
            HIGHRISE.

0545 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FOREST HILLS            40.72N 73.85W
09/16/2010                   QUEENS             NY   PUBLIC

            PARK ACROSS FROM 108TH ST AT YELLOWSTONE BLVD HAD HEAVY
            TREE DAMAGE. 20-30 TREES SHEERED OFF INTO 10FT HIGH
            STUMPS.

0545 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 SSE FLUSHING          40.74N 73.82W
09/16/2010  E70.00 MPH       QUEENS             NY   PUBLIC

            NUMEROUS LARGE TREES DOWN ON QUEENS COLLEGE CAMPUS AND
            ALONG 150TH STREET. LARGE TREES WERE SNAPPED IN
            HALF...SOME COMPLETELY BLOWN OVER AT THE ROOTS. STREET
            LIGHT BLOWN ONTO BUS STOP AT JEWEL AVE AND 150TH STREET.


0545 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FLUSHING                40.77N 73.84W
09/16/2010                   QUEENS             NY   NWS EMPLOYEE

            1.5 INCH DIAMETER AND 50FT LONG TREE LIMB DOWN ON 163RD
            ST AND 29TH AVE.

0550 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BAYSIDE                 40.79N 73.77W
09/16/2010                   QUEENS             NY   BROADCAST MEDIA

            LARGE TREE UPROOTED BETWEEN 38TH AND 211ST

0553 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 5 S KENNEDY AIRPORT     40.59N 73.78W
09/16/2010  M44.00 MPH       ANZ355             NY   MESONET

0600 PM     HAIL             ATLANTIC BEACH          40.59N 73.71W
09/16/2010  M1.00 INCH       NASSAU             NY   TRAINED SPOTTER

0605 PM     TSTM WND DMG     OYSTER BAY COVE         40.86N 73.50W
09/16/2010                   NASSAU             NY   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            LARGE TREE DOWN ON POWER LINES BLOCKING A ROAD

0615 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 6 SE PORT CHESTER       40.96N 73.58W
09/16/2010  M43.00 MPH       ANZ335             CT   BUOY

            WIND GUST OF 37 KT MEASURED AT WESTERN LONG ISLAND SOUND
            BUOY.

0652 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 N FREEPORT            40.71N 73.59W
09/16/2010                   NASSAU             NY   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            WIRES DOWN AT THE INTERSECTION OF NEWPORT ROAD AND
            BRAXTON STREET IN UNIONDALE.

0716 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 4 SSE NEW HAVEN         41.25N 72.90W
09/16/2010  M40.00 MPH       ANZ330             CT   MESONET

            WIND GUST OF 35 KT MEASURED AT LIGHTHOUSE POINT CT
            MESONET.

0716 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 4 SSE NEW HAVEN         41.25N 72.90W
09/16/2010  M39.00 MPH       ANZ330             CT   MESONET

0730 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MADISON                 41.28N 72.60W
09/16/2010                   NEW HAVEN          CT   PUBLIC

            TREES DOWN ON RACE HILL RD

0859 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 5 WSW SOUTHAMPTON       40.84N 72.48W
09/16/2010  M41.00 MPH       SUFFOLK            NY   MESONET

            WIND GUST OF 36.5 KT MEASURED AT SHINNECOCK MESONET.


&&

$$

LN




		  
Rainfall Reports from Sep 16th Severe Event
000
NOUS41 KOKX 171629
PNSOKX
CTZ005>012-NJZ002>006-011-NYZ067>081-180413-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1228 PM EDT FRI SEP 17 2010

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS
FOR THE STORM THAT HAS BEEN AFFECTING OUR REGION.  APPRECIATION IS EXTENDED
TO HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS...COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...SKYWARN SPOTTERS
AND MEDIA FOR THESE REPORTS.  THIS SUMMARY IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON OUR
HOME PAGE AT WEATHER.GOV/NYC

********************STORM TOTAL RAINFALL********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL    TIME/DATE    COMMENTS
                     RAINFALL       OF
                     (INCHES)   MEASUREMENT


CONNECTICUT

...FAIRFIELD COUNTY...
   DARIEN                1.00   615 AM  9/17   COCORAHS
   BRIDGEPORT            0.75   800 AM  9/17   ASOS
   STEVENSON             0.66   840 AM  9/17   COCORAHS

...MIDDLESEX COUNTY...
   EAST HAMPTON          1.00   700 AM  9/17   COCORAHS
   PORTLAND              0.70   800 AM  9/17   COCORAHS

...NEW HAVEN COUNTY...
   HAMDEN                0.93   647 AM  9/17   COCORAHS
   MILFORD               0.76   851 AM  9/17   COCORAHS
   MERIDEN               0.60   800 AM  9/17   ASOS
   NEW HAVEN/TWEED       0.55   800 AM  9/17   ASOS

...NEW LONDON COUNTY...
   DOWNTOWN NORWICH      1.04   800 AM  9/17   COOP OBSERVER
   GROTON/NEW LONDON     1.04   800 AM  9/17   ASOS
   OAKDALE               1.01   700 AM  9/17   COCORAHS

NEW JERSEY

...BERGEN COUNTY...
   RIVER VALE            1.13   700 AM  9/17   COCORAHS
   MIDLAND PARK          1.10   800 AM  9/17   COOP OBSERVER
   TENAFLY               0.86   630 AM  9/17   COCORAHS
   GLEN ROCK             0.73   745 AM  9/17   COCORAHS
   RIDGEWOOD             0.70   600 PM  9/16   SKYWARN SPOTTER
   SADDLE BROOK          0.59   600 AM  9/17   COCORAHS
   TETERBORO             0.50   800 AM  9/17   ASOS

...ESSEX COUNTY...
   CALDWELL              0.83   800 AM  9/17   ASOS

...HUDSON COUNTY...
   HARRISON              0.57   700 AM  9/17   COCORAHS

...PASSAIC COUNTY...
   LITTLE FALLS          1.01   800 AM  9/17   COCORAHS
   WOODLAND PARK         0.80   700 AM  9/17   COCORAHS
   WAYNE                 0.72   700 AM  9/17   COCORAHS
   HAWTHORNE             0.70   700 AM  9/17   COCORAHS

...UNION COUNTY...
   NEW PROVIDENCE        0.76   800 AM  9/17   COCORAHS

NEW YORK

...NASSAU COUNTY...
   FLORAL PARK           0.84   700 AM  9/17   COCORAHS
   OYSTER BAY            0.59   800 AM  9/17   COOP OBSERVER

...NEW YORK COUNTY...
   NYC/CENTRAL PARK      0.51  1121 AM  9/17   ASOS

...QUEENS COUNTY...
   NYC/JFK ARPT          1.07   800 AM  9/17   ASOS

...SUFFOLK COUNTY...
   EAST MORICHES         2.82   945 AM  9/17   COCORAHS
   BRIDGEHAMPTON         2.27   800 AM  9/17   COOP OBSERVER
   MONTAUK               1.86   800 AM  9/17   ASOS
   WESTHAMPTON BEACH     1.81   800 AM  9/17   ASOS
   GREENPORT             1.53   800 AM  9/17   COOP OBSERVER
   MATTITUCK             1.47   800 AM  9/17   COOP OBSERVER
   SOUTH JAMESPORT       1.23   900 AM  9/17   COCORAHS
   FIRE ISLAND           1.19   800 AM  9/17   COOP OBSERVER
   GREENPORT             0.97   800 AM  9/17   COOP OBSERVER
   RIVERHEAD             0.89   800 AM  9/17   COOP OBSERVER
   SHIRLEY               0.87   800 AM  9/17   ASOS
   FARMINGDALE           0.78   800 AM  9/17   ASOS
   ISLIP                 0.68   800 AM  9/17   ASOS
   CENTERPORT            0.55   800 AM  9/17   COOP OBSERVER

...WESTCHESTER COUNTY...
   WHITE PLAINS          1.76   800 AM  9/17   ASOS

&&

DH


		  



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