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City of Peekskill
Friday August 19th, 2011 :: 06:07 p.m. EDT

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR THE PEEKSKILL AREA.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... WESTCHESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK... ROCKLAND COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK... PUTNAM COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

* AT 600 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL...AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM MAHOPAC TO 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PEEKSKILL...OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM MAHOPAC TO HAVERSTRAW... AND MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO YORKTOWN HEIGHTS AND MOUNT KISCO

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. IF YOU ARE IN ITS PATH...PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. PEOPLE OUTSIDE SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER... PREFERABLY INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING BUT AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM FRIDAY EVENING FOR SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT AND NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHEAST NEW YORK.

Address/Location
City of Peekskill
2 Nelson Ave
Peekskill, NY 10566

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 914-737-8000

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