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

...NWS CONFIRMS TORNADO IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY, NY OCTOBER 7, 2020...

LOCATION CANAJOHARIE, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, NEW YORK...

DATE...OCTOBER 7, 2020

ESTIMATED TIME... 3:14PM EDT

MAXIMUM EF SCALE RATING... EF0

ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED... 85 MPH

ESTIMATED PATH WIDTH... 20 YARDS

PATH LENGTH... 75 YARDS

BEGINNING LAT/LON...42.9012/-74.6256

ENDING LAT/LON...42.9005/-74.6237

* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

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

...SUMMARY...
THE STORM SURVEY TEAM OBSERVED A NEARLY DESTROYED BARN WITH METAL SIDING
STREWN ABOUT THE PROPERTY. A TREE WAS ALSO TOPPLED. THIS WAS THE 
ONLY DAMAGE. THE TORNADO WAS VERY SHORT-LIVED. IT SPUN UP ON THE 
QLCS LINE MOVING THROUGH THE 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 EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

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