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000 NOUS41 KCTP 232102 CCA PNSCTP PAZ004>006-010>012-017>019-024>028-033>037-041-042-045-046- 049>053-056>059-063>066-232345- PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA 334 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015 ...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR COLYER LAKE IN CENTRE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA... CORRECTED LATITUDE OF ENDING POINT. LOCATION...COLYER LAKE IN CENTRE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA DATE...APRIL 20 2015 ESTIMATED TIME...0755 PM EDT MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0 ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...65 MPH MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...40 YARDS PATH LENGTH...1 MILE BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.79 / 77.68W ENDING LAT/LON...40.79 / 77.66W * 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 COLYER LAKE IN CENTRE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON APRIL 20 2015. THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ALONG CHURCH HILL ROAD IN POTTER TOWNSHIP AND CONTINUED TO THE NORTHEAST...TOUCHING DOWN SPORADICALLY ALONG A ONE MILE PATH. DAMAGE WAS MAINLY CONFINED TO TREES...HOWEVER...ONE BARN SUSTAINED ROOF DAMAGE. THIS BARN WAS ALONG DOGTOWN ROAD AND WAS THE END OF THE DAMAGE PATH. 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. $$ JUNG/HAGNER/DROSS

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