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Tornado on Long Island in Mattituck last night confirmed and wow look at the new Euro ensembles!

The ensembles are almost unanimous in curving the storm to the northeast south of Tampa Bay! Will be interesting to see the overnight model runs!


Here is info on the tornado last night on Long Island:

National Weather Service New York NY 701 PM EDT Mon Sep 26 2022 ...NWS Damage Survey for 09/25/2022 Tornado Event... ...EF0 Tornado Confirmed in Mattituck, NY... Overview...A National Weather Service storm survey team, in coordination with Suffolk County Fire Rescue and Emergency Services has confirmed an EF0 tornado in the Mattituck area of Suffolk County NY. Based on analysis of the storm survey findings and OKX dual pol radar reflectivity, velocity and derived data (including a tornadic debris signature), it was determined that an EF0 tornado first touched down at Juniper Hill farms around 1117 pm, damaging a greenhouse and downing a couple of large trees on the property. The tornadic circulation likely lifted or skipped along as it tracked east northeast across a one mile stretch of remote wooded area, before touching down and shearing several tree tops and large limbs in the vicinity of Cottage Way, Walnut Place, and Lipco Road, between Sound Avenue and Old Sound Avenue. Peripheral straight line wind damage to a large tree was noted near Shirley Road and Horton Avenue to the north of Sound Avenue as well. The tornadic circulation likely skipped east northeast in the vicinity of Old Sound Avenue/Main Street over Love Lane and Wickham Avenue with spotty tree damage noted, before definitively touching down once again between Wickham Ave and Mary`s Road to the north of Pike Street, with a large maple tree sheared a few feet from its base, minor siding and roof damage, and leaf splatter on the west and south sides of homes. This most prominent damage path, about 50 to 75 yards in width, continued across Mary`s Road, where 3 evergreen trees were snapped at their base in a convergent pattern (the 2 southernmost trees laying in a northeast direction and the northernmost tree laying in a southeast direction). The tornado continued eastward across the Mattituck-Cutchogue Jr/Sr high school track, twisting and damaging a large scoreboard, overturning metals benches, and laying down a 100 ft section of wind fence on the north side of the adjacent tennis courts in a northerly direction (again consistent with a convergent wind pattern). The tornado then continued east over the high school, ripping up large sections of asphalt roofing material over one of the main buildings. The damage across the high school grounds was the most severe along the path, consistent with tornadic winds of 75 to 85 mph. The tornado then exited east over an area of homes on Village Lane, causing significant tree and fence damage to several homes, before likely lifting around 1120 pm as the rotating storm continued eastward over the farm fields and vineyards that lay to the east. No visible damage was noted to the east of this point, marking the presumed end of the tornado path. The NWS would like to thank Suffolk County Fire Rescue and Emergency Services in assisting int he survey and helping formulate this preliminary damage survey. Additional tornado details... Rating: EF-0 Estimated Peak Wind: 75-85 mph Path Length /statute/: 2.1 miles Path Width /maximum/: 75 yards Fatalities: None Injuries: None Start Date: 09/25/2022 Start Time: 11:17 PM Start Location: Mattituck NY Start Lat/Lon: 40.983703,-72.562392 End Date: 09/25/2022 End Time: 11:20 PM End Location: Mattituck NY End Lat/Lon: 40.996806,-72.526636 && EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the following categories: EF0...Weak......65 to 85 mph EF1...Weak......86 to 110 mph EF2...Strong....111 to 135 mph EF3...Strong....136 to 165 mph EF4...Violent...166 to 200 mph EF5...Violent...>200 mph



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