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The Bergen County NJ SKYWARN Net On July 11, 2001

On July 11, 2001 at 6:38 AM the NWS Upton, NY issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning (Text below) for Bergen and Passaic Counties. At 7:00 AM a Bergen County SKYWARN Net was activated on the 10-70 Repeater and Check-ins were taken. Below is a picture taken by SKYWARN Spotter Mike Greenshields (KC2EOY) as the event unfolded in Ramsey, NJ and images from the NWS Mt. Holly, NJ NEXRAD Radar related to this event.  As you can see, the event quickly developed and moved across the northern section of Bergen County. During that time, several reportable and timely weather and damage events were reported to Net Control from SKYWARN Spotters and these were then communicated directly to NWS meteorologists. The data collected during the SKYWARN Net was used by the NWS to update additional Severe Weather Warnings issued as the stormline moved to the East away from Bergen County.


NEXRAD Radar at 6:27 AM EDT July 11, 2001

(Stormline Entering  N NJ)

NEXRAD Radar at 6:33 AM EDT July 11, 2001

(NWS Upton NY issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning at 6:38 AM)

NEXRAD Radar at 6:48 AM EDT July 11, 2001

Morning Sky Over Ramsey, NJ 6:58 AM EDT July 11, 2001

(Taken just prior to the start of High Winds, Rain and Hail in Ramsey, NJ)

NEXRAD Radar at 6:59 AM EDT July 11, 2001

(Bergen County SKYWARN Net Called at 7:00 AM)

(0.25" Hail, + 45 MPH Wind Gusts and Heavy Rain Reported In Ramsey NJ at 7:02 AM)

NEXRAD Radar at 7:15 AM EDT July 11, 2001

(Weather and Storm Damage Reports Are Being Relayed to NWS Upton, NY)

NEXRAD Radar at 7:39 AM EDT July 11, 2001

(Stormline Exits Bergen County and SKYWARN Net Is Closed At 7:40 AM)


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WUUS51 KOKX 111039

SVROKX

NJC003-031-111135-

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY

638 AM EDT WED JUL 11 2001

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...

CENTRAL PASSAIC COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY

BERGEN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY

 

* UNTIL 735 AM EDT

 

* AT 636 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM 18 MILES WEST OF BUTLER...OR ABOUT 4 MILES

NORTHWEST OF HOPATCONG...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

 

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...

OVER BUTLER AT 700 AM EDT

3 MILES SOUTH OF BLOOMINGDALE AT 705 AM EDT

OVER WAYNE...POMPTON LAKES AT 710 AM EDT

OVER HAWTHORNE...RIDGEWOOD...3 MILES NORTH OF PATERSON AT 720 AM EDT

OVER PARAMUS AT 725 AM EDT

OVER ORADELL...BERGENFIELD AT 730 AM EDT

 

THIS CELL HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 58 MPH

AND DIME SIZED HAIL.

 

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY

WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

OFFICE IN UPTON NY.

 

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 AM EDT

WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT AND NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY

AND SOUTHEAST NEW YORK.

LAT...LON 4117 7537 4100 7541 4085 7400 4101 7397

WOOLDRIDGE

 

AFFECTED COUNTIES:

IN NEW JERSEY: BERGEN, PASSAIC.

 


 

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