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NOUS41 KALY 282058  
PNSALY  
MAZ001-025-NYZ049-050-052>054-059>061-290900-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY  
458 PM EDT WED JUL 28 2021  
   
...MICROBURSTS CONFIRMED IN LENOX MASSACHUSETTS
 
 
LOCATION...CLIFFWOOD STREET, LENOX, BERKSHIRE COUNTY,  
MASSACHUSETTS  
 
DATE...JULY 27, 2021  
 
ESTIMATED TIME...5:14 PM EDT  
 
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 TO 90 MPH.  
 
ESTIMATED PATH WIDTH...50 YARDS  
 
PATH LENGTH...ONE-HALF MILE  
 
BEGINNING LAT/LON...42.37/-73.29  
 
ENDING LAT/LON...42.36/-73.29  
 
* FATALITIES...NONE.  
* INJURIES...NONE.  
 
LOCATION...HOUSATONIC STREET AND KIMBALL FARMS, LENOX, BERKSHIRE  
COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS  
 
DATE...JULY 27, 2021  
 
ESTIMATED TIME...5:15 PM EDT  
 
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 TO 90 MPH.  
 
ESTIMATED PATH WIDTH...100 YARDS  
 
PATH LENGTH...ONE-HALF MILE  
 
BEGINNING LAT/LON...42.36/-73.28  
 
ENDING LAT/LON...42.35/-73.27  
 
* FATALITIES...NONE.  
* INJURIES...NONE.  
 
* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO  
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN  
NWS STORM DATA.  
 
   
..SUMMARY
 
 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY TEAM CONFIRMED A SEVERE  
THUNDERSTORM PRODUCED TWO MICROBURSTS IN LENOX, MASSACHUSETTS ON  
JULY 27, 2021. THE FIRST MICROBURST OCCURRED ALONG CLIFFWOOD  
STREET JUST NORTHWEST OF DOWNTOWN LENOX. THE SECOND MICROBURST  
OCCURRED ALONG HOUSANTONIC STREET AND ENDED AFTER MOVING UP A  
HILL IN KIMBALL FARMS. DAMAGE ALONG BOTH PATHS INCLUDED BOTH  
HARDWOOD AND SOFTWOOD TREES SNAPPED AND UPROOTED. ONE HOME ALONG  
HOUSANTONIC SUFFERED WIND DAMAGE TO ITS SIDING. AT LEAST SEVEN  
HOMES WERE DAMAGED BY FALLEN TREES.  
 
WE EXTEND OUR THANKS TO THE LENOX FIRE CHIEF FOR HELPING WITH  
CONDUCTING THIS SURVEY.  
 

 
 
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