EF0 Tornado confirmed in Queens on 9/8

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PNSOKX

NYZ178-090030-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY

425 PM EDT SAT SEP 8 2012

…TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR BREEZY POINT IN QUEENS COUNTY NY…

LOCATION…BREEZY POINT IN QUEENS COUNTY NY

DATE…SEPTEMBER 8 2012

ESTIMATED TIME…1058 AM EDT

MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING…EF0

ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED…70 MPH

MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH…50 YARDS

PATH LENGTH…200 YARDS

BEGINNING LAT/LON…40.55N / 73.93W

ENDING LAT/LON…40.56N / 73.93W

* 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 BREEZY POINT IN QUEENS COUNTY NY ON SEPTEMBER 8 2012.

A WATERSPOUT THAT BEGAN OVER THE NEW YORK HARBOR ENTRANCE WATERS

MOVED ONSHORE AT THE BREEZY POINT SURF CLUB…AND PASSED OFFSHORE

NEAR BEACH 216TH STREET. THE PARENT STORM CROSSED ROCKAWAY INLET

AND MAY HAVE SPAWNED AN ADDITIONAL TORNADO IN THE CANARSIE

SECTION OF BROOKLYN. A DAMAGE SURVEY THERE IS STILL ONGOING.

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.

$$

Mark L. Kramer

WeatherMark LLC

23 Salem Drive

Scarsdale, NY 10583

Call: 914-777-1729

Fax: 914-698-5594

mkramer

www.weathermarkpro.com

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