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Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON, NY
623 PM EDT WED JUL 9 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR NEW ALBANY IN BRADFORD COUNTY
PENNSYLVANIA...

LOCATION...NEW ALBANY IN BRADFORD COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA
DATE...JULY 8 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...620 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...100 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...500 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...4.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...41.56N / 76.44W
ENDING LAT/LON...41.57N / 76.36W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON, NY HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO NEAR NEW ALBANY IN BRADFORD COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON JULY 8TH
2014.

AT 620 PM EDT...A TORNADO TRACKED INTO SOUTHERN BRADFORD COUNTY
FROM CHERRY TOWNSHIP IN NORTHERN SULLIVAN COUNTY. THIS TORNADO
KNOCKED DOWN NUMEROUS TREES AS IT TRACKED EAST NORTHEAST ACROSS
ALBANY TOWNSHIP IN BRADFORD COUNTY SOUTH OF THE BOROUGH OF NEW
ALBANY. THE HARDEST HIT AREA WAS ON MARSH ROAD WHERE A BARN COLLAPSED,
AND A TRAILER WAS BLOWN OFF ITS FOUNDATION AND TURNED 90 DEGREES.
PART OF A METAL ROOF OF A BARN WAS PEELED OFF AND BLOWN 200 YARDS.
THE TORNADO EVENTUALLY LIFTED BEFORE IT ENTERED IN WILMOT TOWNSHIP
BY 630 PM EDT.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO
THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

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