Tornadoes in NYC earlier.

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  1. Racer X

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    I've lived here all my life, and up until today, there have been 2 that I've heard of.

    Today we got hit by 3 of them by most accounts: http://gothamist.com/2010/09/16/sheets_of_rain_hail_pound_nyc.php

    Power is still out in large swaths of Queens and Brooklyn still.

    This is video I shot of the storm as it passed through Manhattan on it's way to dole out the harshness on Brooklyn and Queens.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kFrV3WYytM

    I know a couple of you live in or near the affected areas; hope you're safe and sound.
     
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    n8rsk8r Hey Where's my post?

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    you wouldn't like the midwest :D

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    this is after sitting in the rain a bit. Tornadoes and Microbursts are no joke.

    Weird you guys got them though...
     
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    Hey Hamal bryans block got hit hard but I talked to him and he's ok.
     
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    Yeah my block was bad powerlines snapped nd were flying around,tree fell on the ladys house across the street..

    Glendale is even worse as a whole though you cant turn your head without seeing a fallen tree lol

    Good footage btw wish i had my cam ready lol
     
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    FWIW, there were no tornadoes. Just macrobursts. One thing that is really hard to teach people is the fact that tornadoes have a damage path while macrobursts have an epicenter and radiate damage outwards... Much like what happened in NY. :wave:
     
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    No damage here. Thankfully my cars aren't in the fall path of any trees.
     
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    http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jf3vnEHctXph_5-Z9gtHZVGqImUgD9IA30QO4

    If you search YouTube, there are a few videos of the funnel cloud touching down in Brooklyn.

    I'm honestly shocked that there weren't more injuries, or more destruction given the density of the areas that were hit.
     
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    Looks like you got an EF0 and an EF1. From what I have read, it wasnt the tornadoes that did the damage it was the mAcrobursts that were the stars.

    Sucks either way. Glad ya'll are alright!
     

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