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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service State College PA
509 PM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

...EF0 Tornado confirmed in Northumberland County...

Location...1 NE Klines Grove in Northumberland County
Date...July 24, 2017
Estimated Time...357 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...65 MPH
Maximum Path Width...25 Yards
Path Length....3 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.

The National Weather Service in State College PA has confirmed a
tornado near Klines Grove in Northumberland County Pennsylvania on
July 24, 2017.

The tornado touched down briefly just to the northwest of the
intersection of East Sunbury Road and Molter Road. The tornado
touchdown was witnessed by local law enforcement, and supported by
a path of damage in vegetation in a farm field. There was no other
visible signs of damage. The tornado was on the ground for less
than a minute.

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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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