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Event Details

Event High Wind
Magnitude 52 kts.
State NEW YORK
County/Area ORLEANS
WFO BUF
Begin Date 03/03/2012 04:00:00 EST-5
End Date 03/03/2012 19:00:00 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 30.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Deep low pressure moved from the Midwest across Lake Huron into Quebec. Southeast winds gusting to 55 mph quickly shifted to southwest and increased to 30 to 40 mph with gusts nearing 70 mph. The strong winds downed trees and power lines. A few autos were reported damaged by falling trees. Several reports of downed signs and structural damage to roofs and awnings were also received. Some school districts in the area either cancelled classes or delayed start as a result of wind damage. Utilities reported several tens of thousands without power at the peak of the storm. Specific gusts included: 69 mph at Niagara Falls Airport, 68 mph at Clarence, 67 mph at Kenmore, 66 mph at Rochester Airport, 63 mph at Buffalo Airport and Dunkirk, 62 mph at Buffalo Coast Guard Station, 60 mph at Youngstown Coast Guard Station, and 59 mph at Barcelona, Irondequoit and Fort Drum.
Event Narrative


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 240.00K 0.00K
NIAGARA (ZONE) NIAGARA (ZONE) NY 03/03/2012 02:00 EST-5 High Wind 60 kts. MG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
ORLEANS (ZONE) ORLEANS (ZONE) NY 03/03/2012 04:00 EST-5 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
OSWEGO (ZONE) OSWEGO (ZONE) NY 03/03/2012 05:50 EST-5 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
NORTHERN ERIE (ZONE) NORTHERN ERIE (ZONE) NY 03/03/2012 06:00 EST-5 High Wind 55 kts. MG 0 0 35.00K 0.00K
SOUTHERN ERIE (ZONE) SOUTHERN ERIE (ZONE) NY 03/03/2012 07:00 EST-5 High Wind 56 kts. MG 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
MONROE (ZONE) MONROE (ZONE) NY 03/03/2012 09:20 EST-5 High Wind 57 kts. MG 0 0 35.00K 0.00K
CHAUTAUQUA (ZONE) CHAUTAUQUA (ZONE) NY 03/03/2012 12:00 EST-5 High Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
GENESEE (ZONE) GENESEE (ZONE) NY 03/03/2012 13:00 EST-5 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
JEFFERSON (ZONE) JEFFERSON (ZONE) NY 03/03/2012 14:12 EST-5 High Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 240.00K 0.00K