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NOUS41 KOKX 150120
PNSOKX
CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-151312-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
812 PM EST SUN NOV 14 2021

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 11/13/2021 TORNADO IN NEW HAVEN COUNTY...

...EF0 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN CHESHIRE CT...

OVERVIEW...A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY TEAM HAS CONFIRMED 
AN EF0 TORNADO IN CHESHIRE CT. A NARROW TORNADO PATH OF 25 YD WIDTH 
BEGAN ALONG MOUNTAIN RD JUST SOUTH OF HIGGINS RD AND CONTINUED 
NORTHEAST...WITH SPORADIC TREE DAMAGE. MORE SIGNIFICANT TREE DAMAGE 
OCCURRED ON THE GROUNDS OF THE LEGION OF CHRIST COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES 
ON OAK RD...WHERE THE DAMAGE PATH ALSO WIDENED TO 100 YARDS. THE 
TORNADO PATH NARROWED TO 25 YARDS THEREAFTER WITH UPROOTED HARDWOOD 
TREES ALONG WARREN ST. THE DAMAGE PATH CONTINUED NORTHEAST TO THE 
BACK OF THE MAIN ST CAFFE AND ALONG W MAIN ST AND TO THE INTERSECTION 
OF GEORGE AVE AND MUELLER AVE WHERE AN SUV AND AN RV WERE CRUSHED 
RESPECTIVELY. THE DAMAGE PATH BECAME MORE SPORADIC PAST THAT POINT 
AND ENDED NEAR FAIRWOOD DR. THE NWS WOULD LIKE TO THANK CONNECTICUT 
DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND HOMELAND SECURITY HEADQUARTERS 
AND REGION 2 PERSONNEL AND THE CHESHIRE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN ASSISTING 
IN THE SURVEY AND HELPING FORMULATE THIS PRELIMINARY DAMAGE 
ASSESSMENT.

START LOCATION...CHESHIRE, NEW HAVEN COUNTY, CT
END LOCATION...CHESHIRE, NEW HAVEN COUNTY, CT
DATE...NOVEMBER 13, 2021
ESTIMATED TIME...3:30 PM TO 3:34 PM
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...75 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...100 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...3.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...41.48751, -72.9355
ENDING LAT/LON...41.51865, -72.88036
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

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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NOUS41 KOKX 150120
PNSOKX
CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-151312-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
812 PM EST SUN NOV 14 2021

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 11/13/2021 TORNADO IN NEW HAVEN COUNTY...

...EF0 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN CHESHIRE CT...

OVERVIEW...A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY TEAM HAS CONFIRMED 
AN EF0 TORNADO IN CHESHIRE CT. A NARROW TORNADO PATH OF 25 YD WIDTH 
BEGAN ALONG MOUNTAIN RD JUST SOUTH OF HIGGINS RD AND CONTINUED 
NORTHEAST...WITH SPORADIC TREE DAMAGE. MORE SIGNIFICANT TREE DAMAGE 
OCCURRED ON THE GROUNDS OF THE LEGION OF CHRIST COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES 
ON OAK RD...WHERE THE DAMAGE PATH ALSO WIDENED TO 100 YARDS. THE 
TORNADO PATH NARROWED TO 25 YARDS THEREAFTER WITH UPROOTED HARDWOOD 
TREES ALONG WARREN ST. THE DAMAGE PATH CONTINUED NORTHEAST TO THE 
BACK OF THE MAIN ST CAFFE AND ALONG W MAIN ST AND TO THE INTERSECTION 
OF GEORGE AVE AND MUELLER AVE WHERE AN SUV AND AN RV WERE CRUSHED 
RESPECTIVELY. THE DAMAGE PATH BECAME MORE SPORADIC PAST THAT POINT 
AND ENDED NEAR FAIRWOOD DR. THE NWS WOULD LIKE TO THANK CONNECTICUT 
DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND HOMELAND SECURITY HEADQUARTERS 
AND REGION 2 PERSONNEL AND THE CHESHIRE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN ASSISTING 
IN THE SURVEY AND HELPING FORMULATE THIS PRELIMINARY DAMAGE 
ASSESSMENT.

START LOCATION...CHESHIRE, NEW HAVEN COUNTY, CT
END LOCATION...CHESHIRE, NEW HAVEN COUNTY, CT
DATE...NOVEMBER 13, 2021
ESTIMATED TIME...3:30 PM TO 3:34 PM
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...75 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...100 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...3.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...41.48751, -72.9355
ENDING LAT/LON...41.51865, -72.88036
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

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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