Thursday, September 16, 2010

Look Out!

..Friggin tornados!

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National Weather Service New York will perform damage survey in
Staten Island... Brooklyn and Queens on Friday...

A National Weather Service storm survey team... in partnership with
the NYC office of emergency management will conduct a damage survey
in Staten Island... Brooklyn and Queens on Friday morning. Once all
data has been collected... a determination will be made as to whether
a tornado or straight line winds occurred Thursday evening.

Until all damage is inspected and data has been reviewed... a
determination cannot be made. Media is requested to not interfere
with the survey so that it can be done in a timely manner. More
information will be released as it becomes available.

They'll be looking for circular patterns in the debris field. That will be tough though, unless large items fell -like trees. I did see very distinct blue and brown tornadic signature somewhere near Brooklyn's waterfront - I think, based on this alone, we may see an F0.


  1. It was a crazy windy, rainy storm that's for sure! I can't wait to morning to see how all our containers did in the rain. I hope they all survived. Do you read Bucolic Bushwick's blog. She has some photos of trees fallen down in Brooklyn.

  2. I did. Reminds me of our last tornado, Aug 2008.


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