Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 2.09 Miles
-- Width 75 Yards
State NEW YORK
County/Area KINGS
WFO OKX
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-09-16 16:33:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 3WNW BROOKLYN
Begin Lat/Lon 40.67/-73.99
End Date 2010-09-16 16:35:00.0 EST-5
End Location 3NNW BROOKLYN
End Lat/Lon 40.69/-73.96
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 8.50M
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative A warm front in conjunction with strong upper level winds produced numerous severe thunderstorms, including tornadic cells, across the New York City Metropolitan Area.
Event Narrative A National Weather Service Storm Survey Team confirmed a tornado near Park Slope in Brooklyn.
In the northern portion of Prospect Park, there were signs of tree damage that converged towards a well defined narrow path. Tree tops were twisted and sheared off. The location of the tornado was bounded by Prospect Park on the west, Flatbush Avenue on the east and Subway Grand Army Plaza to the north. The tornado formed just southwest of the Brooklyn Public Library and lifted around 2 miles northeast of Park Slope.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 2 27.424M 0.00K
PORT RICHMOND RICHMOND CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:21 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HUGUENOT RICHMOND CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:23 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CASTLETON CORNERS RICHMOND CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:25 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SAILORS SNUG HARBOR RICHMOND CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:27 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PORT RICHMOND RICHMOND CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 1.700M 0.00K
BROOKLYN KINGS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:32 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BROOKLYN KINGS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:33 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 1 0.00K 0.00K
BROOKLYN KINGS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:33 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 8.500M 0.00K
NEW YORK KINGS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:35 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RICHMOND RICHMOND CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:35 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW YORK KINGS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:37 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 57 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BROOKLYN KINGS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:38 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RICHMOND HILL QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 109 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WOODHAVEN QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CORONA QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:42 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FLUSHING QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:42 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FLUSHING QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:42 EST-5 Tornado EF1 1 1 17.200M 0.00K
WOODHAVEN QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:42 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WOODHAVEN QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:42 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WOODHAVEN QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:42 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WOODHAVEN QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:42 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WOODHAVEN QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:42 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOLLIS QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:44 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BROADWAY QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:45 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FLUSHING QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:45 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WOODHAVEN QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:45 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WOODHAVEN QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:45 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BAYSIDE QUEENS CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BAXTER ESTATES NASSAU CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:52 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
GLEN COVE NASSAU CO. NY 09/16/2010 16:55 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
LAWRENCE NASSAU CO. NY 09/16/2010 17:00 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OYSTER BAY COVE NASSAU CO. NY 09/16/2010 17:05 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
MITCHELL AFB NASSAU CO. NY 09/16/2010 17:52 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
Totals: 1 2 27.424M 0.00K