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Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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000 NOUS41 KBGM 212026 PNSBGM NYZ022-024-055-056-PAZ038-039-043-044-047-220030- Public Information Statement National Weather Service Binghamton NY 426 PM EDT Wed Jun 21 2017 ...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR EAST SMITHFIELD IN BRADFORD COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA... Location...East Smithfield in Bradford County Pennsylvania Date...June 19 2017 Estimated Time...1220 PM EDT Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF1 Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...90 MPH Maximum Path Width...250 yards Path Length...1 Mile Beginning Lat/Lon...41.86N / 76.63W Ending lat/Lon...41.87N / 76.61W * 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 Binghamton NY has confirmed a tornado near East Smithfield in Bradford County Pennsylvania on June 19 2017. A tornado touched down on Water Street not far from Main Street in East Smithfield Bradford County PA around 1220 pm EDT on Tuesday June 19th. The tornado knocked down many trees along its path with one tree crushing a pickup truck and others damaging homes. A barn lost part of its roof. The tornado tracked along or just north of Main Street in East Smithfield to Peas Hill Road where it tracked up a hill and then dissipated in a woodlot. The tornado was on the ground for around a few minutes. This information will soon be found on our website at weather.gov/BGM. 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 $$ Nicosia

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