971  
WFUS51 KOKX 030218  
TOROKX  
NYC005-059-081-030245-  
/O.NEW.KOKX.TO.W.0004.180803T0218Z-180803T0245Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY  
1018 PM EDT THU AUG 2 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
QUEENS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...  
BRONX COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...  
NORTHERN NASSAU COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...  
 
* UNTIL 1045 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 1018 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A  
TORNADO WAS LOCATED OVER WHITESTONE, OR OVER FLUSHING, MOVING EAST  
AT 20 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...TORNADO.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.  
 
IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT  
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.  
DAMAGE TO ROOFS, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE  
DAMAGE IS LIKELY.  
 
* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR...  
BAYSIDE AROUND 1025 PM EDT.  
GREAT NECK AND CITY ISLAND AROUND 1030 PM EDT.  
GARDEN CITY AND PORT WASHINGTON AROUND 1040 PM EDT.  
GLEN COVE AND MINEOLA AROUND 1045 PM EDT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST  
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS OR IN  
A VEHICLE, MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT  
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4083 7394 4084 7393 4086 7392 4089 7383  
4088 7378 4087 7377 4087 7376 4085 7376  
4084 7375 4087 7374 4088 7371 4086 7366  
4088 7366 4091 7364 4091 7362 4092 7357  
4092 7354 4073 7346 4072 7387  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0218Z 252DEG 17KT 4079 7383  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...0.00IN  
 

 
 
JMC  
 
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