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October 7th Squall Line and Tornado
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...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR PARAMUS IN BERGEN COUNTY NEW JERSEY...

LOCATION...PARAMUS IN BERGEN COUNTY NEW JERSEY
DATE...OCTOBER 7 2013
ESTIMATED TIME...316 PM - 318 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...100 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...100 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...1.25 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.9317N / 74.0926 W
ENDING LAT/LON...40.9459 N / 74.0779 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 PARAMUS IN BERGEN COUNTY NEW JERSEY ON OCTOBER
7 2013.

BASED ON DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR DATA...A STORM SURVEY AND INFORMATION
FROM THE LOCAL MEDIA...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CONFIRMED AN EF1
TORNADO ACROSS CENTRAL BERGEN COUNTY.

AS A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MOVED NORTHEAST...A PORTION OF
THE LINE ACCELERATED AND PRODUCED A WEAK TORNADO AS IT MOVED
NORTHEAST ACROSS BERGEN COUNTY.

BOTH RADAR AND OBSERVED DAMAGE PATTERNS SHOWED ROTATION NEAR AND
AT GROUND LEVELS. COUPLED WITH EYEWITNESS REPORTS OF A TORNADO...A
TORNADO WAS CONFIRMED.

THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE OCCURRED IN THE GEORGE WASHINGTON
MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF PARAMUS AND
CENTURY ROADS AND IN THE PARAMUS GOLF AND RIDGEWOOD COUNTRY
CLUBS...WHERE TREES WERE SNAPPED AND UPROOTED.

SPECIAL THANKS GOES TO OUR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SKYWARN
SPOTTER VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR FOR BERGEN COUNTY...AND TO THE
BERGEN COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR PERFORMING THIS
PRELIMINARY STORM SURVEY. ADDITIONAL THANKS GOES TO OUR LOCAL TOWN
EMERGENCY COORDINATORS AND OUR LOCAL BROADCAST MEDIA FOR ASSISTING
IN THIS CONFIRMATION.

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.

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............................Storm Damage Reports...........................

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NWUS51 KOKX 090215
LSROKX

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1015 PM EDT TUE OCT 08 2013

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

0306 PM     TSTM WND GST     WESTFIELD               40.65N  74.34W
10/07/2013  E60 MPH          UNION              NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER

            5 FT LONG MEDIUM BRANCHES DOWN

0311 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 NNW WAYNE             40.96N  74.25W
10/07/2013                   PASSAIC            NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER

            TREE DOWN BLOCKING ONE LANE AT SQUAD PLACE

0311 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 N WAYNE               40.97N  74.24W
10/07/2013                   PASSAIC            NJ   AMATEUR RADIO

            PARTIAL SECTION OF ROOF DOWN ON TO BALCONY ON BRITTANY
            DR.

0311 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 SE DARLINGTON         41.07N  74.17W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   AMATEUR RADIO

            LARGE COMMERCIAL SIGN BLOWN DOWN IN VICINITY OF
            MCARTHUR BLVD IN TOWN OF MAHWAH.

0313 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ELMWOOD PARK            40.91N  74.13W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER

            MULTIPLE TREES DOWN ON RIVER DR.

0315 PM     TSTM WND DMG     WARREN POINT            40.92N  74.11W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER

            LAMP POST TOPPLED AT RT 4 NEAR 26TH ST IN TOWN OF FAIR
            LAWN.

0315 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     LAKE VIEW               40.90N  74.15W
10/07/2013                   PASSAIC            NJ   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            FUNNEL CLOUD SIGHTED NEAR INTERSECTION OF TRENTON AVE
            AND MICHIGAN AVE BY PATERSON PD.

0315 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LAKE VIEW               40.90N  74.15W
10/07/2013                   PASSAIC            NJ   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            A FEW PIECES OF SIDING STRIPPED OFF TWO STORES. POWER
            LINES DOWN. LARGE TREE DOWN. THIS OCCURRED NEAR THE
            INTERSECTION OF TRENTON AVE AND MICHIGAN AVE.

0317 PM     TORNADO          1 WSW PARAMUS           40.94N  74.09W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER

            DOZENS OF TREES UPROOTED AND SNAPPED FROM ALPINE RD
            THROUGH GEORGE WASHINGTON MEMORIAL CEMETERY TO THE
            PARAMUS GOLF AND RIDGEWOOD COUNTRY CLUBS. DAMAGE
            CONSISTENT WITH EF1 TORNADO.

0320 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 SSW WARREN POINT      40.92N  74.11W
10/07/2013  E60 MPH          BERGEN             NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER

            TREES DOWN ALONG BERKSHIRE RD AND MIDLAND AVE MAKING
            THEM IMPASSABLE IN TOWNSHIP OF FAIR LAWN.

0320 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FAIR LAWN               40.94N  74.12W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER

            NUMEROUS TREES DOWN ON BROADWAY...NORTHERN
            DR...WHITEHALL ST. LIGHT POLE SNAPPED ON BROADWAY.

0320 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 SSW WARREN POINT      40.92N  74.11W
10/07/2013  E60 MPH          BERGEN             NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER

            TREES DOWN ALONG BERKSHIRE RD AND MIDLAND AVE MAKING
            THEM IMPASSABLE IN TOWNSHIP OF FAIR LAWN.

0320 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SSW WASHINGTON TOWNSH 40.97N  74.08W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   PUBLIC

            MULTIPLE TREES DOWN ON THE RIDEGWOOD COUNTRY CLUB GOLF
            COURSE.

0320 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FAIR LAWN               40.94N  74.12W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   BROADCAST MEDIA

            ROOF BLOWN OFF A ONE-STORY COMMERCIAL BUILDING AT 27TH
            STREET AND BROADWAY.

0320 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FAIR LAWN               40.94N  74.12W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREE DOWN CLIPPING ROOF OF HOME AND THROUGH SUV AT THE
            CORNER OF MIDLAND AVENUE AND CAMBRIDGE ROAD. TREE DOWN
            BLOCKING 26TH STREET AND PELLACK DRIVE.

0324 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 W RAMSEY              41.06N  74.16W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   AMATEUR RADIO

            14 INCH DIAMETER LIMB DOWN AT INTERSECTION OF
            DARLINGTON AVE AND GROVE ST.

0325 PM     TSTM WND DMG     PARAMUS                 40.95N  74.07W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREES AND WIRES DOWN AT THE BERGEN REGIONAL MEDICAL
            CENTER.

0325 PM     TSTM WND DMG     TEANECK                 40.89N  74.01W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   BROADCAST MEDIA

            LARGE TREE FELL ACROSS TEANECK ROAD AND COPLEY AVENUE
            BLOCKING TRAFFIC IN BOTH DIRECTIONS.

0326 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 NW ORADELL            40.97N  74.05W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREE AND WIRES DOWN ON SOLDIER HILL ROAD IN VICINITY OF
            FOREST AVE. ROADWAY BLOCKED.

0328 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 SSW OLD TAPPAN        41.01N  73.99W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   AMATEUR RADIO

            WESTWOOD AVE AT OLD TAPPAN BORDER...ROADWAY BLOCKED BY
            DOWNED TREE AND POWER LINES IN TOWN OF RIVERVALE.

0328 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 W HARRINGTON PARK     40.99N  74.00W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREE ON HOUSE ON RIVERVALE RD.

0328 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 W HARRINGTON PARK     40.99N  74.00W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREE ON HOUSE ON TIFFANY AVE.

0328 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FORT MONTGOMERY         41.34N  73.99W
10/07/2013                   ORANGE             NY   SKYWARN SPOTTER

            US 9W WAS CLOSED DUE TO DOWNED TREES AND WIRES IN THE
            AREA OF CORBIN HILL ROAD.

0328 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BERGENFIELD             40.92N  74.00W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            *** 2 INJ *** TREE FELL ON TWO PEOPLE ON SUMMIT STREET.

0330 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 NW CRESSKILL          40.95N  73.97W
10/07/2013                   BERGEN             NJ   SKYWARN SPOTTER

            TREE FELL ON TOP OF HOME ON JEFFERSON AVE.

0344 PM     TSTM WND DMG     PUTNAM VALLEY           41.34N  73.87W
10/07/2013                   PUTNAM             NY   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREE DOWN BLOCKING PART OF OSCAWANA LAKE ROAD.

0400 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 S CROSS RIVER         41.24N  73.62W
10/07/2013                   WESTCHESTER        NY   PUBLIC

            TREE DOWN BLOCKING OLD POST ROAD SOUTH OF CROSS RIVER
            RESERVOIR IN KATONAH.

0400 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 2 NW SANDS POINT        40.88N  73.74W
10/07/2013  M43 MPH          ANZ335             NY   BUOY

            37 KT GUST MEASURED AT EXECUTION ROCKS BUOY

0430 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND SAUGATUCK SHORES        41.10N  73.37W
10/07/2013  M39 MPH          FAIRFIELD          CT   MESONET

            34 KT GUST MEASURED AT CEDAR POINT YC MESONET

0454 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 ENE ROSLYN HARBOR     40.82N  73.63W
10/07/2013                   NASSAU             NY   SKYWARN SPOTTER

            1.5 TO 2 FOOT DIAMETER TREE DOWN BLOCKING ROAD AT GLEN
            COVE RD AND SIMONSON RD.

0455 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SHELTON                 41.32N  73.10W
10/07/2013                   FAIRFIELD          CT   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREES DOWN. APPROXIMATELY 1500 PEOPLE WITHOUT POWER.

0500 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND GILGO BEACH             40.62N  73.39W
10/07/2013  M40 MPH          SUFFOLK            NY   MESONET

            35 KT WIND GUST MEASURED AT GILGO MESONET

0525 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 1 WSW ROBERT MOSES STAT 40.62N  73.26W
10/07/2013  M41 MPH          SUFFOLK            NY   MESONET

            41 MPH WIND GUST AT FIRE ISLAND COAST GUARD STATION

0548 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 W DURHAM              41.47N  72.71W
10/07/2013                   MIDDLESEX          CT   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            RT 68 AT PENT RD HAD WIRES FALL DOWN AND THE WIRES WERE
            ON FIRE.


&&

$$

JM


		  



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