Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event High Wind
Magnitude 50 kts.
State NEW YORK
County/Area ORLEANS
WFO BUF
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-02-24 17:30:00.0 EST-5
End Date 2012-02-25 00:10:00.0 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 35.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Low pressure over the Ohio Valley deepened as it lifted northeast across the Great Lakes then down the St. Lawrence Valley. The low brought strong winds to the region. Trees and power lines were downed. Scattered power outages were reported. In Niagara Falls, a traffic light was blown down. It fell onto a passing car and broke the back window. There were four occupants in the car; none were injured. Some structural damage was reported (sheds blown over, awnings blown off, etc) but nothing major. Measured gusts included: 67 mph at Dunkirk; 63 mph at Oswego Coast Guard; 61 mph at Barcelona; 59 mph at Walworth; 58 mph at Niagara Falls and Kenmore; 55 mph at Buffalo Airport; and 53 mph at Rochester Airport.
Event Narrative Law Enforcement reported trees and wires down.


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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 0 425.00K 0.00K
CHAUTAUQUA (ZONE) CHAUTAUQUA (ZONE) NY 02/24/2012 16:31 EST-5 High Wind 58 kts. MG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
NIAGARA (ZONE) NIAGARA (ZONE) NY 02/24/2012 16:36 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 75.00K 0.00K
CATTARAUGUS (ZONE) CATTARAUGUS (ZONE) NY 02/24/2012 17:00 EST-5 High Wind 58 kts. EG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
NORTHERN ERIE (ZONE) NORTHERN ERIE (ZONE) NY 02/24/2012 17:17 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
ORLEANS (ZONE) ORLEANS (ZONE) NY 02/24/2012 17:30 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 35.00K 0.00K
MONROE (ZONE) MONROE (ZONE) NY 02/24/2012 20:09 EST-5 High Wind 58 kts. EG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
WAYNE (ZONE) WAYNE (ZONE) NY 02/24/2012 20:51 EST-5 High Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
NORTHERN CAYUGA (ZONE) NORTHERN CAYUGA (ZONE) NY 02/24/2012 23:30 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
OSWEGO (ZONE) OSWEGO (ZONE) NY 02/25/2012 00:01 EST-5 High Wind 55 kts. MG 0 0 35.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 425.00K 0.00K