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Posted: 8/25/2006 6:48:06 AM EDT
just on cnn
Link Posted: 8/25/2006 6:53:08 AM EDT
[#1]
Tornado Warning

TORNADO WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UPTON NY 1040 AM EDT FRI AUG 25 2006

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR... NORTHERN NEW YORK COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK... SOUTHWESTERN BRONX COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK... BERGEN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...

* UNTIL 1115 AM EDT...

* AT 1038 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS...OR ABOUT NEAR RIDGEFIELD... MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR... HARLEM AND MOTT HAVEN BY 1045 AM.

IN ADDITION TO THE TORNADO...THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING PENNY SIZED HAIL AND DESTRUCTIVE STRAIGHT LINE WINDS.

IF YOU ARE CAUGHT OUTSIDE...SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY REINFORCED BUILDING. AS A LAST RESORT...SEEK SHELTER IN A CULVERT...DITCH OR LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A BASEMENT. GET UNDER A WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. IF NO BASEMENT IS AVAILABLE...SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING IN AN INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES... EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THE NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

LAT...LON 4112 7421 4100 7390 4086 7395 4084 7384 4081 7387 4081 7387 4082 7397 4080 7399 4083 7404 4077 7409 4077 7414 4086 7410 4096 7414 4100 7426


Link Posted: 8/25/2006 6:57:00 AM EDT
[#2]
What?

Is that weird or something?


Tornados can happen anywhere.
Link Posted: 8/25/2006 6:57:11 AM EDT
[#3]
Link Posted: 8/25/2006 6:58:36 AM EDT
[#4]

Do you even have tornado sirens up there?

Link Posted: 8/25/2006 6:59:02 AM EDT
[#5]

Quoted:
What?

Is that weird or something?


Tornados can happen anywhere.
ya but when was the last time one hit new York
Link Posted: 8/25/2006 7:00:20 AM EDT
[#6]
I didn't know there were trailer parks in Manhattan.
Link Posted: 8/25/2006 7:01:18 AM EDT
[#7]

Quoted:

Quoted:
What?

Is that weird or something?


Tornados can happen anywhere.
ya but when was the last time on hit new york?


I don't know. Is it rare?

I live in Texas, it is pretty common to have tornado watches and warnings.

ETA. But that doesn't mean Dallas is hit every year either. But it wasn't that long ago that downtown Ft Worth took a direct hit.5 or 6 years I guess.
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