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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
524 PM EDT TUE JUN 22 2021

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/21/21 EF-1 TORNADO...

OVERVIEW...A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN YELLOW BARN STATE FOREST,
EAST OF YELLOW BARN ROAD. IT CONTINUED TO TRAVEL EASTWARD AND
PASSED OVER CARD ROAD. IT THEN STRUCK A FARM ON IRISH SETTLEMENT
ROAD, SNAPPING AND UPROOTING MULTIPLE TREES. THEN IT CONTINUED
EASTWARD AND CROSSED THROUGH A WOODED SECTION OF BEAM HILL ROAD.
THE TORNADO THEN STRUCK THE YARD OF A HOUSE ON THE WEST SIDE OF 
ROUTE 38, CAUSING SIGNIFICANT TREE DAMAGE TO THE YARD, A SHED 
TO BLOW OFF ITS FOUNDATION, AND A BLOW-DOWN OF A FENCE. THE 
TORNADO THEN CROSSED ROUTE 38 JUST SOUTH OF DRYDEN, BEFORE 
LIFTING JUST EAST OF THE ROAD. 

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.8 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   85 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             6/21/2021
START TIME:             5:38 PM EDT
START LOCATION:         DRYDEN, NY
START LAT/LON:          42.46N / -76.34W

END DATE:               6/21/2021
END TIME:               5:49 PM EDT
END LOCATION:           DRYDEN, NY
END LAT/LON:            42.47N / -76.29W

&&

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

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

$$

BJG/JAB

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