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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service State College PA
255 PM EDT SUN SEP 18 2016

...EF1 Tornado confirmed in Warren County...

Location...Scandia in Warren County Pennsylvania
Date...September 17 2016
Estimated Time...635 to 645 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...100-110 MPH
Maximum Path Width...40 yards
Path Length...2 miles
* 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 Scandia in Warren County Pennsylvania on September
17 2016.

Details will be provided in full when team returns to the office.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.gov/StateCollege.

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.

$$

RG



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