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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
621 PM EDT THU OCT 8 2020

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR OCTOBER 7, 2020 THUNDERSTORM WIND EVENT...

LOCATION...TOWN OF ROOT IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY, NEW YORK
DATE...OCTOBER 7, 2020
ESTIMATED TIME...3:24PM EDT
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...50 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...200 YARDS
BEGINNING LAT/LON...42.7947/-74.4550
ENDING LAT/LON...42.7947/-74.4550
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

...SUMMARY...
THE STORM SURVEY TEAM OBSERVED SEVERAL HARDWOOD AND SOFTWOOD TREES
UPROOTED IN THE AREA. THE ORIENTATION OF THE TREES WAS CONSISTENT
WITH A STRAIGHT-LINE WIND MICROBURST. DAMAGE WAS CONFINED TO THE 
TREES.

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

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