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Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON, NY
400 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR KINGSLEY IN SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY
PENNSYLVANIA...

LOCATION...KINGSLEY IN SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA
DATE...JULY 8 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...705 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...90 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...150 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...1.4 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...41.76N / 75.75W
ENDING LAT/LON...41.78N / 75.74W
* 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 KINGSLEY IN SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON JULY
8 2014.

A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST SOUTH OF THE BOROUGH OF KINGSLEY IN
SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA AT ABOUT 705 PM EDT JULY 8 2014.
THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN NUMEROUS LARGE TREES AS IT TRACKED UP A
HILLSIDE BEFORE LIFTING AFTER ALMOST A ONE MILE AND HALF. THERE
WERE MANY DOWNED TREES AND POWER LINES WITH SEVERAL HOMES BEING
STRUCK BY LARGE TREES. A CHIMNEY WAS PARTIALLY DAMAGED ON ONE
HOME. THE DAMAGE WAS CONSISTENT WITH THE EF1 CATEGORY ON THE
ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE OF TORNADO DAMAGE.

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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