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Tree damage from severe thunderstorm winds

 

Severe Weather Awareness Week: April 30-May 6, 2017

 

Communication Drills

The NWS will be conducting "one" communication drill on Thursday, May 4th around 1:15 pm. 

  • We will issue one test message as a Required Monthly Test (RMT) for dissemination through the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and one test message as a Special Weather Statement for dissemination through all NWS communication systems.
  • Upon reception of this test message, we'd like you to complete a short 1 page on-line survey at: http://cstar.cestm.albany.edu/whaw/swaw.html 
  • If you only have a fax available, please complete the attached short 1 page survey and fax it to 631-345-2869.

For additional information, contact: Patrick Maloit - Severe Weather Team Leader: patrick.maloit@noaa.gov

Public Information Statements:

During this week, the National Weather Service (NWS) Forecast Office New York, NY (OKX) will also issue and broadcast daily Public Information Statements according to the schedule in the table presented below:

Day Topic- Public Information Statement
Sunday Communication Drill
Monday Weather Impacts Impacts & Definitions
Tuesday Severe Thunderstorms
Wednesday Severe Weather Safety and Preparedness
Thursday Tornadoes
Friday Flash Flooding
Saturday Review

 


 

Latest Severe Weather Information

Severe Weather Overview Map from the Storm Prediction Center
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SPC Activity Chart Image
Day 2 Convective Outlook Image
Day 2 Convective Outlook
Day 3 Convective Outlook Image
Day 3 Convective Outlook
Mesoscale Discussion Image
Mesoscale Discussion

 


 

Tri-State Tornado Statistics 1950-2015

Totals

Tornadoes

Fatalities

Injuries

Damage

138
12
229
$394,706,647

 

F/EF Scale Ratings

F0

F1

F2

F3

F4

F5

Unknown

47
60
20
4
1
0
6

 

F and EF Scale Winds (MPH)

Number

F

EF

0
73
65-85
1
73-112
86-110
2
113-157
111-135
3
158-206
136-165
4
207-260
166-200
5
261-318
200

 

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