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Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Binghamton NY
426 PM EDT Wed Jun 21 2017

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR EAST SMITHFIELD IN BRADFORD COUNTY
PENNSYLVANIA...

Location...East Smithfield in Bradford County Pennsylvania
Date...June 19 2017
Estimated Time...1220 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...90 MPH
Maximum Path Width...250 yards
Path Length...1 Mile
Beginning Lat/Lon...41.86N / 76.63W
Ending lat/Lon...41.87N /  76.61W
* 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 East Smithfield in Bradford County Pennsylvania on
June 19 2017.

A tornado touched down on Water Street not far from Main Street
in East Smithfield Bradford County PA around 1220 pm EDT on
Tuesday June 19th. The tornado knocked down many trees along
its path with one tree crushing a pickup truck and others damaging
homes. A barn lost part of its roof. The tornado tracked along or
just north of Main Street in East Smithfield to Peas Hill Road
where it tracked up a hill and then dissipated in a woodlot.

The tornado was on the ground for around a few minutes.

This information will soon 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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