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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
301 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2020

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/29/20 TORNADO EVENT...

.STILLWATER TORNADO...

START LOCATION...STILLWATER IN SARATOGA COUNTY, NY
END LOCATION...STILLWATER IN SARATOGA COUNTY, NY
DATE...AUG 29 2020
ESTIMATED TIME...526 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...100 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...50 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...0.25 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...42.939/-73.700
ENDING LAT/LON...42.938/-73.695
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...1

...SUMMARY...
AN EF1 TORNADO WITH MAXIMUM WINDS OF 100 MPH OCCURRED IN THE TOWN OF
STILLWATER, NY, DURING THE EVENING OF AUGUST 29, 2020. SEVERE DAMAGE 
WAS DONE TO A MOBILE HOME ON MCDERMOTT ROAD NEAR THE INTERSECTION 
WITH COUNTY ROUTE 75. SEVERAL UPROOTED TREES AND DOWNED LARGE BRANCHES 
WERE ALSO NOTED THROUGHOUT THIS AREA. WITNESSES HAD VIDEO OF THE STORM 
INDICATING CLEAR ROTATION AND A TORNADO. THIS WAS A BRIEF TOUCHDOWN 
WITH A PATH LENGTH OF APPROXIMATELY 0.25 MILES AND A WIDTH OF 50 YARDS.

.SCHAGHTICOKE TORNADO...

START LOCATION...SCHAGHTICOKE IN RENSSELAER COUNTY, NY
END LOCATION...SCHAGHTICOKE IN RENSSELAER COUNTY, NY
DATE...AUG 29 2020
ESTIMATED TIME...542-544 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...110 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...100 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...1.25 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...42.916/-73.595
ENDING LAT/LON...42.904/-73.578
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

...SUMMARY...
AN EF1 TORNADO WITH MAXIMUM WINDS OF 110 MPH OCCURRED IN THE TOWN OF
SCHAGHTICOKE, NY, DURING THE EVENING OF AUGUST 29, 2020. SIGNIFICANT
DAMAGE WAS DONE TO THE ROOF OF A HOUSE ON VERBECK AVENUE, AND A SHED
IN THE BACKYARD OF THE HOUSE WAS DESTROYED. SEVERAL LARGE TREES WERE 
UPROOTED NEAR THE HOUSE. FARTHER TO THE SOUTHEAST, SEVERAL TREES WERE
DOWNED NEAR A CEMETERY NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF ROUTES 40 AND 67.
DAMAGE WAS ALSO DONE TO THE ROOF OF A HIGH SCHOOL AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
IN THIS AREA.

EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO THE
FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

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