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

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR SELINSGROVE IN SNYDER COUNTY
PENNSYLVANIA...

LOCATION...SELINSGROVE IN SNYDER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA
DATE...JULY 9 2015
ESTIMATED TIME...455 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...75 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...150 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...ONE MILE
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.79N / -76.87W
ENDING LAT/LON...40.80N / -76.85W
* 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 SELINSGROVE IN SNYDER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON JULY
9 2015.

THE EF0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN THE VICINITY OF SAND HILL ROAD
AND SOUTH MARKET STREET ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF SELINSGROVE AND
TRAVELED NORTHEASTWARD TO NEAR EAST PINE STREET AND FRONT STREET
ON THE ISLE OF QUE...BEFORE LIFTING AS IT ENCOUNTERED THE
SUSQUEHANNA RIVER. THE TORNADO PRODUCED SOME TREE AND CROP
DAMAGE...WITH SOME TREES BEING SNAPPED AND OTHERS UPROOTED.

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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