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NOUS41 KOKX 272036  
PNSOKX  
CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-  
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY  
436 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014  
 
...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR WOLCOTT IN NEW HAVEN COUNTY  
CONNECTICUT...  
 
LOCATION...WOLCOTT IN NEW HAVEN COUNTY CONNECTICUT  
DATE...JULY 27 2014  
ESTIMATED TIME...1250-1256 PM EDT  
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0  
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80-85 MPH  
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...100 YDS  
PATH LENGTH...0.62 MILES  
BEGINNING LAT/LON...41.606 N / 72.983 W  
ENDING LAT/LON...41.622 N / 72.973 W  
* FATALITIES...0  
* INJURIES...0  
 
* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO  
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN  
NWS STORM DATA.  
   
..SUMMARY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK NY HAS CONFIRMED A  
TORNADO NEAR WOLCOTT IN NEW HAVEN COUNTY CONNECTICUT ON  
JULY 27 2014.  
 
A WEAK EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN WOLCOTT CT SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  
THE PATH BEGAN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF MINOR ROAD AND CENTER  
STREET WHERE A TREE WAS UPROOTED AND FACING WEST.  
CONVERGENT...INTERMITTENT TREE DAMAGE CONTINUED ALONG A PATH TO  
THE NORTHEAST TO WOLCOTT HIGH SCHOOL. LARGE FIXED SPORTS EQUIPMENT  
WAS THROWN ACROSS A FIELD...AND A FENCE LINE WAS BLOWN DOWN TO THE  
WEST. SEVERAL TREES WERE ALSO TOPPED. FURTHER TO THE NORTHEAST ON  
KALKO DRIVE SEVERAL TREES WERE DOWNED BY THE TORNADO...AND A LARGE  
TREE FELL ON A TRAILER. THE TORNADO LIFTED AROUND STAGECOACH LANE  
WHERE A TREE WAS UPROOTED AND FELL TO THE WEST ONTO A HOME.  
 
THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT  
WEATHER.GOV/NYC.  
 
FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES  
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:  
 
EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.  
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.  
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.  
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.  
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.  
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.  
 

 
 
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