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Event Details

Event Tornado
Magnitude 70
-- Scale F0
-- Length .1 Miles
-- Width 50 Yards
State NEW YORK
County/Area SUFFOLK
WFO OKX
Begin Date 07/01/2001 00:30:00 EST
Begin Location HAMPTON BAYS
Begin Lat/Lon 40.88/-72.50
End Date 07/01/2001 00:30:00 EST
End Location HAMPTON BAYS
End Lat/Lon 40.88/-72.50
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Event Narrative As a severe thunderstorm moved southeast at 40 to 50 mph, it produced a quick hitting microburst followed by a weak F0 tornado. The first report of damage occurred around 1:30 am EDT on Channing Cross Road near Newton Road in Hampton Bays. Several large trees were blown over. There was evidence of a suction vortex spinning around a funnel. The highest wind speeds occurred with the microburst, which were estimated from 70 to 90 mph.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HAMPTON BAYS SUFFOLK CO. NY 07/01/2001 00:30 EST Tornado F0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHINNECOCK HILLS SUFFOLK CO. NY 07/01/2001 00:33 EST Funnel Cloud 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHINNECOCK HILLS SUFFOLK CO. NY 07/01/2001 00:35 EST Tornado F0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHINNECOCK HILLS SUFFOLK CO. NY 07/01/2001 00:35 EST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WATER MILL SUFFOLK CO. NY 07/01/2001 00:40 EST Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. E 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K