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The Bergen County NJ SKYWARN Net On May 29, 2001

On May 29, 2001 at 2:50 PM The NWS Upton, NY issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning (Text below) for Bergen and Passaic Counties. At 2:55 PM a Bergen County SKYWARN Net was activated on the 10-70 Repeater and Check-ins were taken. Below are still images from the NWS Upton, NY NEXRAD Radar related to this event.  As you can see, the event developed over our area and the Severe Weather event timeline was just over 30 minutes. During that time, several reportable and timely events were received by Net Control from SKYWARN Spotters and 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 2:00 PM EDT May 29, 2001

NEXRAD Radar at 2:30 PM EDT May 29, 2001

NEXRAD Radar at 2:45 PM EDT May 29, 2001

NEXRAD Radar at 2:50 PM EDT May 29, 2001

(NWS Upton, NY Issues A Severe Thunderstorm Warning

At 2:50 PM For Bergen and Passaic Counties)

NEXRAD Radar at 3:00 PM EDT May 29, 2001

(Bergen County SKYWARN Net Is Activated On The 10-70 Repeater

At 2:55 PM And Is Taking SKYWARN Spotter Check-Ins)

NEXRAD Radar at 3:15 PM EDT May 29, 2001

(Bergen County SKYWARN Net Is Receiving SKYWARN Spotter Reports

And Communicating Them Directly to NWS Upton NY)

NEXRAD Radar at 3:30 PM EDT May 29, 2001

(Bergen Skywarn Net Continues to Receive SKYWARN Spotter Reports

 And Communicates Them Directly To NWS Upton, NY)

NEXRAD Radar at 3:45 PM EDT May 29, 2001

(The NWS Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Bergen And Passaic Counties

Expired At 3:30 PM And The Bergen County SKYWARN Net Was Closed At 3:35 PM)

NEXRAD Radar at 4:00 PM EDT May 29, 2001

(Storms Have Completely Cleared Bergen and Passaic Counties)


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NJC003-031-291930-

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
250 PM EDT TUE MAY 29 2001

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
PASSAIC COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY
BERGEN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT

* AT 252 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM OVER WAYNE...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...


OVER HAWTHORNE AT 255 PM EDT
OVER PATERSON AT 300 PM EDT
OVER PARAMUS...ORADELL AT 305 PM EDT
OVER BERGENFIELD...2 MILES NORTH OF HACKENSACK AT 310 PM EDT
OVER ENGLEWOOD AT 315 PM EDT

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN UPTON NY.


AFFECTED COUNTIES:

IN NEW JERSEY: BERGEN, PASSAIC.


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