If you were awake around 4am this morning, you probably heard a mighty roar of wind. Reports are trickling in of some serious storm activity across the Catskills last night. NY-Alert reports that there was hail and downed trees in Ulster County this morning:
A TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTER REPORTED A TREE AND LIMBS DOWN...ALONG WITH PEA SIZE HAIL IN WILLOW AT 436 AM.
The National Weather Service's Albany office has issued a storm report that shows damage and downed trees in Ulster, Columbia and Dutchess Counties:
0442 AM TSTM WND DMG 2 S HIGHLAND 41.69N 73.97W 11/17/2010 ULSTER NY PUBLIC TREE DOWN ON HOUSE IN MILTON. 0449 AM TSTM WND DMG POUGHKEEPSIE 41.70N 73.92W 11/17/2010 DUTCHESS NY PUBLIC TREE DOWN. 0500 AM TSTM WND DMG WILLOW 42.08N 74.23W 11/17/2010 ULSTER NY TRAINED SPOTTER 1 TREE AND LIMBS DOWN. ALSO PEA SIZE HAIL REPORTED. 0508 AM TSTM WND DMG CLAVERACK 42.22N 73.72W 11/17/2010 COLUMBIA NY TRAINED SPOTTER POWERLINES AND TREES DOWN AROUND INTERSECTION OF RTE 9H AND RTE 23. 0513 AM TSTM WND DMG GHENT 42.33N 73.62W 11/17/2010 COLUMBIA NY TRAINED SPOTTER MULTIPLE PINE TREES DOWN. STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO PRIVATE RESIDENCE.