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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
852 PM EDT SAT JUN 27 2015

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR CRANBERRY IN BUTLER COUNTY WESTERN
PENNSYLVANIA...

LOCATION...CRANBERRY IN BUTLER COUNTY WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
DATE...JUNE 27 2015
ESTIMATED TIME...506 PM EST
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...70 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...300 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...1.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.698/-80.080
ENDING LAT/LON...40.724/-80.076
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH PA HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO NEAR CRANBERRY IN BUTLER COUNTY WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA ON
JUNE 27 2015.

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD NEAR CHAPARRAL DRIVE
AND TRACKED NORTH BEFORE LIFTING NEAR NORTH BOUNDARY ROAD. DAMAGE
CONSISTED OF ONLY UPROOTED TREES AND A FEW SNAPPED TREES. WINDS WERE
ESTIMATED TO BE BETWEEN 60MPH AND 70MPH.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/PITTSBURGH.

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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