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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
148 PM EDT SAT JUL 11 2015

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR MONTOURSVILLE IN LYCOMING COUNTY
PENNSYLVANIA...

LOCATION...2 NE MONTOURSVILLE IN LYCOMING COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA
DATE...JULY 9 2015
ESTIMATED TIME...440 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...95 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...250 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...3/4 MILE
BEGINNING LAT/LON...41.28N / -76.88W
ENDING LAT/LON...41.28N / -76.86W
* 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 STATE COLLEGE PA HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO NEAR 2 ESE FARRAGUT IN LYCOMING COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON
JULY 9 2015.

AN EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN THE 1800 BLOCK OF QUAKER STATE
ROAD AND TRAVELED EAST-NORTHEASTWARD TO NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF
CLARENCE FRY ROAD AND SIMPLER HOLLOW ROAD BEFORE LIFTING. NUMEROUS
TREES WERE SNAPPED OR UPROOTED...AND SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS WERE
DAMAGED ALONG QUAKER STATE ROAD.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/CTP.

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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BW/CE



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