...NWS METEOROLOGISTS SURVEYED STORM DAMAGE IN THE VICINITY OF
SOUTHBURY AND OXFORD IN NEW HAVEN COUNTY CONNECTICUT...
The National Weather Service office in New York NY has completed a
preliminary survey for the area between Southbury and Oxford in
New Haven County, Connecticut. The survey is in relation to the
severe thunderstorms that moved through the area on May 15, 2018.
It has been determined that an EF1 tornado with estimated peak
winds of 100 mph moved along a 4.5 mile path between Southbury and
Oxford. Numerous trees were uprooted along this path.
A final assessment including results of other surveys being
conducted today is expected to be completed and transmitted via a
Public Information Statement on Thursday.
The storm survey information will also be available on our
website at http://www.weather.gov