National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
135 PM EDT MON JUN 3 2013

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

TORNADO TOUCHDOWN IN MONTGOMERY AND SCHENECTADY COUNTIES ON
WEDNESDAY MAY 29 2013.

LOCATION...BEGAN IN FLORIDA IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY NEW YORK TO THE 
CITY OF SCHENECTADY IN SCHENECTADY COUNTY NEW YORK.

DATE...05/29/2013.

ESTIMATED TIME...647-704 PM.

MAXIMUM EF SCALE RATING...EF-2.

ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...125 MPH.

ESTIMATED PATH WIDTH...1 MILE WIDE.

PATH LENGTH...13 MILES.

BEGINNING LAT/LON...42.8457/-74.2034

ENDING LAT/LON...42.8012/-73.9587

* FATALITIES...NONE.
* INJURIES...1. 

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
  CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN
  NWS STORM DATA.

SUMMARY...PATH WIDTH WAS CONSISTENT ALONG MOST OF THE PATH 
LENGTH...ALTHOUGH IT WAS NARROWER NEAR THE BEGINNING POINT AND AFTER 
CROSSING THE NYS THRUWAY. MAXIMUM DAMAGE INCLUDED ROOFS TORN OFF OF 
MULTIPLE STRUCTURES AND HIGH TENSION POWER LINE TOWERS TOPPLED. 
LARGE NUMBER OF HARD AND SOFT WOOD TREES WERE EITHER 
TOPPLED...UPROOTED AND OR SHEARED. WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES OCCURRED 
AS WELL.

IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED THE TORNADO CROSSED THE THRUWAY. IT CROSSED 
ALONG PUTNAM ROAD IN ROTTERDAM.  THE TORNADO HAS EF1 DAMAGE ALONG 
PUTNAM ROAD TO ABOUT PRINCETOWN ROAD...AND THEN THEREAFTER A MIXTURE 
OF EF0/EF1 DAMAGE...BUT PREDOMINATELY EF0.  THE TORNADO ENDPOINT IS 
NEAR THE CORNER OF CAMPBELL AVENUE AND BROADWAY IN HILLHURST PARK IN 
THE CITY OF SCHENECTADY. 

UPDATED SUMMARY.  

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