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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
455 PM EDT THU JUN 12 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR EVERETT IN BEDFORD COUNTY
PENNSYLVANIA...

LOCATION...EVERETT TO HOPEWELL IN BEDFORD COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA
DATE...JUNE 11, 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...6:10 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...93 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...100 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...12 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.02N/78.42W
ENDING LAT/LON...40.13N/78.31W
* 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 EVERETT IN BEDFORD COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON JUNE 11,
2014.

DESPITE 3 VIDEOS SHOWING EVIDENCE THAT THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN
NEAR CENTERVILLE AT 546PM EDT...NO EVIDENCE OF WIND DAMAGE WAS
FOUND. HOWEVER...THE STORM PRODUCED QUARTER TO GOLFBALL SIZED HAIL
ALONG A 16 MILE PATH BETWEEN CENTERVILLE AND EVERETT.

THE TORNADO THEN CROSSED ROUTE 30 NEAR EVERETT AND BEGAN
PRODUCING DAMAGE ALONG A 12 MILE SKIPPING PATH. DAMAGE INCLUDED
UPROOTED AND SNAPPED TREES AS WELL AS STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO TWO
HOMES AND TWO BARNS...ONE OF WHICH WAS DESTROYED. THE DESTROYED
BARN HAD NO DOORS WHICH LIKELY ALLOWED THE WIND TO DESTROY THE
STRUCTURE. THE TORNADO LIFTED NEAR HOPEWELL AROUND 720PM EDT.

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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GRUMM/COLBERT


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