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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
1124 AM EDT Tue Jun 20 2017

...Tornado Confirmed Near Shippenville in Clarion County

Location...Shippenville in Clarion County Pennsylvania
Date...June 19, 2017
Estimated Time...545 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...80 mph

* 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 Pittsburgh PA has confirmed a
tornado near Shippenville in Clarion County Pennsylvania on June
19, 2017.

A National Weather Service Storm Survey team has confirmed that
the damage near Shippenville was due to an EF-0 tornado.
Additional information from the survey will be available later

This information can also be found on our website at

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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