TORNADO- Kirkwood/Conklin

I am a DIRECTV Technician, heading 81 South towards Kirkwood. I pulled over when it started to hail (between Conklin & Kirwood exits) and when I looked to my left, and noticed this rotation. I was not able to tell if it had touched down because of the line of trees in the way of it, but it was only about 1/4th mile away from me!

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cal3255 says ... on Tuesday, Jul 31 at 11:45 AM

Yeah it didn't seem too strong.. i noticed it when all the leaf's were being sucked off the trees in front of me, and it seemed like the only damage it did.. but thankfully it stayed away from any residential areas!

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Brendan says ... on Friday, Jul 27 at 11:30 AM

I live in Kirkwood and my kitchen wondow faces south looking towards 81. I saw this rotation out my window while it was still calm around my house. I was gonna try to get some video but within seconds the wind started whipping and it started pouring.

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Kaplan says ... on Friday, Jul 27 at 12:34 AM

Hi Cal, I think it did re-touch in Kirkwood-Windsor area. I've been in a F3 Tornado before in Scranton, and it's much much windier. This tornado was just a funnel cloud for most of the Binghamton area. Just like the funnel cloud on June 6 2010 I saw

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