Tornado Warning for New York City

July 23, 2010 5:35:54 PM PDT
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A TORNADO WARNING FOR: * QUEENS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK... PASSAIC COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY... KINGS (BROOKLYN) COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK... NEW YORK (MANHATTAN) COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK... BRONX COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK... NORTHEASTERN ESSEX COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY... BERGEN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY... HUDSON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...

* UNTIL 845 PM EDT...

AT 830 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE A TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR MOONACHIE...OR NEAR RIDGEFIELD...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR... FAIRVIEW...UPPER WEST SIDE...CLIFFSIDE PARK AND GUTTENBERG BY 840 PM... CENTRAL PARK...MIDTOWN MANHATTAN...LONG ISLAND CITY AND LINCOLN CENTER BY 845 PM...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN A TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED BASED ON DOPPLER RADAR...IT MEANS THAT STRONG ROTATION HAS BEEN DETECTED IN THE STORM. A TORNADO MAY ALREADY BE ON THE GROUND...OR IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SHORTLY. IF YOU ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS DANGEROUS STORM...MOVE INDOORS AND TO THE LOWEST LEVEL OF THE BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF DRIVING...DO NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER A HIGHWAY OVERPASS.


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