Tornado Confirmed To Have Happened In Allegany Co.

July 25, 2017

The National Weather Service reports the following:

…TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR ANGELICA IN ALLEGANY COUNTY NEW YORK…

Location…Angelica in Allegany County New York
Date…July 20 2017
Estimated Time…140 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating…EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed…95 mph
Maximum Path Width…300 yards
Path Length…4.2 miles Beginning
Lat/Lon…42.35N / 78.02W
Ending lat/Lon…42.32N / 77.95W
* Fatalities…0
* Injuries…0

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

…Summary…
The National Weather Service in Buffalo NY has confirmed a
tornado near Angelica in Allegany County New York on July
20 2017.

Based on radar and spotter reports two thunderstorms merged and
intensified and produced a tornado that extended from the Town of
Allen across the Town of Angelica to the Town of West Almond.

Several homes were damaged. A barn was severely damaged. Several
sheds or small outbuildings were tipped and moved. Numerous large
trees were shredded and downed. Some fell causing additional
structural damage.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.gov/buf.

For reference: the Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0…Wind speeds 65 to 85 mph
EF1…Wind speeds 86 to 110 mph
EF2…Wind speeds 111 to 135 mph
EF3…Wind speeds 136 to 165 mph
EF4…Wind speeds 166 to 200 mph
EF5…Wind speeds greater than 200 mph