4 September Tornado –
strong EF1 in
(click on images to enlarge)
Sunday afternoon a tornado touched down near the town
Soundings at 12Z 4 September from Albany, NY (left), Buffalo, NY (left
center), Upton, NY (right center), and Pittsburg, PA (right). There was considerable instability at all
Soundings at 00Z 5 September from Albany, NY (left), Upton, NY (center),
and Pittsburg, PA (right). There was
considerable instability at
air observations from 00Z 5 September at 250 hPa, 500 hPa and 850 hPa. Note the northeastern
Above: Radar reflectivity (left) and storm relative velocity (right) from KENX at 2123Z 4 September showing the rotating thunderstorm producing the tornado.
Above: Loops of radar reflectivity and storm relative velocity on 4 September.
Above: Pictures of damage.