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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Binghamton NY
451 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...Tornado Confirmed Near Monroeton in Bradford County
Pennsylvania...

Location...Monroeton in Bradford County Pennsylvania
Date...July 25
Estimated Time...258 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...100 MPH
Maximum Path Width...50 YARDS
Path Length...200 Yards
Beginning Lat/Lon...41.7295N / 76.4726W
Ending lat/Lon...41.7284N / 76.4710W
* 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 Monroeton in Bradford County Pennsylvania on July
25.

An EF-1 tornado touched down north of Franklin road northwest of
Monroeton and tracked southeast for 200 yards before ending. Wind
speeds of 100 mph resulted in numerous snaps of softwood trees
along the path of the tornado.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.gov/BGM.

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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MSE


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