Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event High Wind
Magnitude 52 kts.
State NEW YORK
County/Area ORLEANS
WFO BUF
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-02-12 09:30:00.0 EST-5
End Date 2009-02-12 18:00:00.0 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 25.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Deep low pressure moved across southern Ontario and Lake Ontario to the New England coast. The track and intensity of the low resulted in high winds for much of western New York. Wind gusts were measured to 69 mph with widespread estimated gusts between 55 and 60 mph. The strong winds downed trees and power lines. Electric utilities reported nearly 100,000 customers without power at the peak of the storm. Specific measured wind gusts included: 69 mph in Dunkirk; 62 mph in Silver Creek; 62 mph in Angola, Yorkshire and Sherman; 60 mph in Warsaw and Barker; 59 mph in Hamburg; and 58 mph in Westfield and LeRoy.
Event Narrative


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 340.00K 0.00K
NORTHERN ERIE (ZONE) NORTHERN ERIE (ZONE) NY 02/12/2009 03:31 EST-5 High Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
CHAUTAUQUA (ZONE) CHAUTAUQUA (ZONE) NY 02/12/2009 03:53 EST-5 High Wind 60 kts. MG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
SOUTHERN ERIE (ZONE) SOUTHERN ERIE (ZONE) NY 02/12/2009 05:00 EST-5 High Wind 54 kts. MG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
WYOMING (ZONE) WYOMING (ZONE) NY 02/12/2009 07:30 EST-5 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
CATTARAUGUS (ZONE) CATTARAUGUS (ZONE) NY 02/12/2009 08:20 EST-5 High Wind 54 kts. MG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
GENESEE (ZONE) GENESEE (ZONE) NY 02/12/2009 08:41 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
ORLEANS (ZONE) ORLEANS (ZONE) NY 02/12/2009 09:30 EST-5 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
NIAGARA (ZONE) NIAGARA (ZONE) NY 02/12/2009 09:48 EST-5 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
LIVINGSTON (ZONE) LIVINGSTON (ZONE) NY 02/12/2009 10:00 EST-5 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
WAYNE (ZONE) WAYNE (ZONE) NY 02/12/2009 10:00 EST-5 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
MONROE (ZONE) MONROE (ZONE) NY 02/12/2009 10:00 EST-5 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
ONTARIO (ZONE) ONTARIO (ZONE) NY 02/12/2009 11:00 EST-5 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 340.00K 0.00K