Weather Event Archive
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
826 AM EDT SAT JUN 26 2010

...3RD HIGHEST WIND GUST ON RECORD AT PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT...

AT 3:31 PM THURSDAY JUNE 24, 2010, A DAMAGING THUNDERSTORM PRODUCED
AN OFFICIAL MEASURED PEAK WIND GUST OF 75 MPH AT THE PHILADELPHIA
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN PENNSYLVANIA.

ACCORDING TO LOCAL RECORDS, THIS 75 MPH WIND GUST IS THE 3RD HIGHEST
WIND GUST RECORDED AT THE AIRPORT. BELOW IS A LISTING, BY RANK, OF
THE HISTORIC PEAK WIND GUSTS FOR PHILADELPHIA.

  RANK                PEAK WIND GUST /MPH/ AND DATE
  ----                -----------------------------

   1                  94 MPH ON OCTOBER 15, 1954 /HURRICANE HAZEL/

   2                  88 MPH ON JULY 14, 1931

  *3                  75 MPH ON JUNE 24, 2010 /THUNDERSTORM/

   4                  71 MPH ON JUNE 1, 1998

   5                  69 MPH ON MAY 28, 2005 /THUNDERSTORM/

                      69 MPH ON MARCH 18, 1989 /THUNDERSTORM/

   6                  67 MPH ON MAY 8, 1984 /THUNDERSTORM/

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GORSE

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
849 PM EDT THU JUN 24 2010

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

0245 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 SSE FLYING HILLS      40.24N 75.90W 
06/24/2010                   BERKS              PA   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            TREES DOWN IN ROBESON TWP.

0245 PM     TSTM WND DMG     PHOENIXVILLE            40.13N 75.52W 
06/24/2010                   CHESTER            PA   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            LARGE TREE LIMBS DOWN ACROSS THE AREA.

0250 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ESE GLEN ECHO           40.09N 75.77W 
06/24/2010                   CHESTER            PA   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE IN GLENMOORE. WIDESPEAD TREE DOWN 
            THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY WITH SEVERAL ON HOUSES AND CARS.

0300 PM     TSTM WND DMG     EXTON                   40.03N 75.63W 
06/24/2010                   CHESTER            PA   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            TREES AND WIRES DOWN IN EXTON

0320 PM     HAIL             RIDLEY PARK             39.88N 75.33W 
06/24/2010  E1.00 INCH       DELAWARE           PA   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL IN RIDLEY CREEK STATE PARK

0320 PM     HAIL             2 SSW ALDAN             39.90N 75.30W 
06/24/2010  E1.00 INCH       DELAWARE           PA   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL IN HAVERTOWN

0325 PM     HAIL             2 SW MORRIS PARK        39.96N 75.29W 
06/24/2010  E1.00 INCH       DELAWARE           PA   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL IN UPPER DARBY

0328 PM     HAIL             LANSDOWNE               39.94N 75.28W 
06/24/2010  E1.00 INCH       DELAWARE           PA   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL IN LANSDOWNE

0330 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SHARON HILL             39.91N 75.27W 
06/24/2010                   DELAWARE           PA   AMATEUR RADIO   

            TREE BLOCKING CALCON HOOK ROAD

0330 PM     TSTM WND DMG     NNE NEWTOWN GRANT       39.99N 75.40W 
06/24/2010                   DELAWARE           PA   AMATEUR RADIO   

            TREES DOWN, TRAFFIC LIGHTS OUT.

0330 PM     TSTM WND DMG     PHILADELPHIA            40.01N 75.13W 
06/24/2010                   PHILADELPHIA       PA   NWS EMPLOYEE    

            SEVERAL LARGE TREES DOWN NEAR CITIZENS BANK BALL PARK IN 
            PHILADELPHIA.

0330 PM     HAIL             DREXEL HILL             39.95N 75.30W 
06/24/2010  E1.50 INCH       DELAWARE           PA   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            1 AND A HALF INCH HAIL.

0330 PM     TSTM WND GST     DREXEL HILL             39.95N 75.30W 
06/24/2010  M76.00 MPH       DELAWARE           PA   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            76 MPH WIND GUST MEASURED WITH SEVERAL TREES DOWN ON 
            HOUSES AND GARAGE CRUSHED IN DREXEL HILL

0330 PM     HAIL             PHILADELPHIA            40.01N 75.13W 
06/24/2010  E1.00 INCH       PHILADELPHIA       PA   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL ALONG WITH NUMEROUS TREES DOWN IN CLARK
            PARK AND OTHER PORTIONS OF THE CITY.

0330 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SPRINGFIELD             39.93N 75.34W 
06/24/2010                   DELAWARE           PA   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            NUMEROUS LARGE TREES DOWN WITH PROPERTY DAMAGE IN 
            SPRINGFIELD

0330 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CLIFTON HEIGHTS         39.93N 75.30W 
06/24/2010                   DELAWARE           PA   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            NUMEROUS LARGE TREES DOWN WITH PROPERTY DAMAGE IN CLIFTON
            HEIGHTS. 

0330 PM     TSTM WND DMG     PHILADELPHIA            40.01N 75.13W 
06/24/2010                   PHILADELPHIA       PA   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            WIDESPEAD TREES DOWN WITH VEHICLE DAMAGE AND PROPERTY 
            DAMAGE THROUGHOUT THE CITY.

0330 PM     HAIL             YEADON                  39.93N 75.25W 
06/24/2010  E1.75 INCH       DELAWARE           PA   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL IN YEADON

0331 PM     TSTM WND GST     PHILADELPHIA INTL AIRPO 39.86N 75.30W 
06/24/2010  M75.00 MPH       DELAWARE           PA   ASOS            

            65 KNOTS MEASURED AT PHILADELPHIA INTL AIRPORT

0335 PM     TSTM WND DMG     HADDON HEIGHTS          39.88N 75.07W 
06/24/2010                   CAMDEN             NJ   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            TREES DOWN IN HADON HEIGHTS

0340 PM     TSTM WND GST     5 W SPRINGDALE          39.88N 75.06W 
06/24/2010  E60.00 MPH       CAMDEN             NJ   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            WIND GUSTS ESTIMATED TO 60 MPH.

0345 PM     TSTM WND GST     VOORHEES                39.85N 74.96W 
06/24/2010  E60.00 MPH       CAMDEN             NJ   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            60 MPH WIND GUST ESTIMATED.

0345 PM     TSTM WND GST     BLACKWOOD               39.80N 75.06W 
06/24/2010  E55.00 MPH       CAMDEN             NJ   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            TREE LIMBS DOWN.

0345 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LINDENWOLD              39.82N 74.99W 
06/24/2010                   CAMDEN             NJ   NWS EMPLOYEE    

            TWO TREES SNAPPED IN HALF IN LINDENWOLD

0345 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 WSW VOORHEES          39.84N 75.02W 
06/24/2010                   CAMDEN             NJ   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            NUMEROUS TREES AND WIRES DOWN IN HI-NELLA

0345 PM     TSTM WND DMG     STRATFORD               39.83N 75.02W 
06/24/2010                   CAMDEN             NJ   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            NUMEROUS TREES DOWN IN STRATFORD

0350 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 SSW TURNERSVILLE      39.75N 75.07W 
06/24/2010                   GLOUCESTER         NJ   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            TREES DOWN AND BUILDING COLLAPSED IN WASHINGTON TWP.

0400 PM     TSTM WND DMG     NEWARK                  39.68N 75.76W 
06/24/2010                   NEW CASTLE         DE   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            TREES DOWN IN NEWARK.

0400 PM     TSTM WND DMG     HAMMONTON               39.65N 74.77W 
06/24/2010                   ATLANTIC           NJ   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            TREES DOWN ALONG ROUTE 206 NEAR MILE MARKERS 4 AND 5.

0400 PM     TSTM WND DMG     PHILADELPHIA INTL AIRPO 40.01N 75.13W 
06/24/2010                   PHILADELPHIA       PA   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            TREES AND POWER WIRES DOWN, ALONG WITH TROLLY WIRES 
            KNOCKED DOWN IN UNIVERSITY CITY AREA OF PHILADELPHIA

0400 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ATCO                    39.77N 74.89W 
06/24/2010                   CAMDEN             NJ   NWS EMPLOYEE    

            TREES/WIRES DOWN IN WINSLOW/ATCO AREA WITH NICKEL SIZE 
            HAIL

0400 PM     TSTM WND DMG     PINE HILL               39.79N 74.99W 
06/24/2010                   CAMDEN             NJ   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            TREES DOWN WITH DAMAGE TO A SHED IN PINE HILL

0410 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SHAMONG                 39.78N 74.71W 
06/24/2010                   BURLINGTON         NJ   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            TREES DOWN ON ROADWAY IN SHAMONG AND A TREE LANDED ON A 
            CAR.

0413 PM     TSTM WND GST     NEW CASTLE              39.67N 75.57W 
06/24/2010  M70.00 MPH       NEW CASTLE         DE   ASOS            

            70 MPH WIND GUST AT NEW CASTLE AIRPORT

0415 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BEAR                    39.62N 75.68W 
06/24/2010                   NEW CASTLE         DE   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            TREES DOWN IN BEAR

0420 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ALLOWAY                 39.56N 75.35W 
06/24/2010                   SALEM              NJ   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            WIRES DOWN IN ALLOWAY TWP.

0445 PM     HAIL             POMONA                  39.47N 74.55W 
06/24/2010  E1.00 INCH       ATLANTIC           NJ   NWS EMPLOYEE    

            NICKEL TO QUARTER SIZE HAIL COVERING THE GROUND

0450 PM     HAIL             ABSECON                 39.43N 74.50W 
06/24/2010  E1.00 INCH       ATLANTIC           NJ   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL IN ABSECON

0450 PM     HAIL             5 NW ABSECON            39.47N 74.58W 
06/24/2010  E1.00 INCH       ATLANTIC           NJ   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL NEAR WILLIAM J HUGHS TECHNICAL CENTER

0450 PM     HAIL             MAYS LANDING            39.45N 74.72W 
06/24/2010  E1.00 INCH       ATLANTIC           NJ   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL IN MAYS LANDING

0500 PM     HAIL             ATLANTIC CITY           39.38N 74.45W 
06/24/2010  E1.25 INCH       ATLANTIC           NJ   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            QUARTER AND HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL IN ATLANTIC CITY

0550 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FARMINGTON              38.87N 75.58W 
06/24/2010                   KENT               DE   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            TREES DOWN IN FARMINTON

0550 PM     TSTM WND DMG     HARRINGTON              38.92N 75.57W 
06/24/2010                   KENT               DE   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            TREES DOWN IN HARRINGTON

0620 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GEORGETOWN              38.69N 75.39W 
06/24/2010                   SUSSEX             DE   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            TREES DOWN IN GEORGETOWN

0620 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 S PORT NORRIS         39.23N 75.04W 
06/24/2010                   CUMBERLAND         NJ   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            WIRES DOWN IN COMMERCIAL TWP AND MAURICE RIVER TWP.

0735 PM     TSTM WND GST     FENWICK ISLAND          38.46N 75.05W 
06/24/2010  E60.00 MPH       SUSSEX             DE   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            60 MPH WIND GUST ESTIMATED AT FENWICK ISLAND WITH LARGE 
            TREE LIMBS DOWN.


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ROBERTSON