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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
123 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...Tornado Confirmed Near Near Pine Bank in Greene County...

Location...Near Pine Bank in Greene County Pennsylvania
Date...Aug 22 2017
Estimated Time...423 pm EDT
Maximum EF-Scale least EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind least 100-105 mph
Maximum Path Width...200 yd
Path Length...TBD
Beginning Lat/Lon...TBD
Ending lat/Lon...TBD
* 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 Pittsburgh PA has confirmed a
tornado near Near Pine Bank in Greene County Pennsylvania.

An official storm survey continues in southern Greene County near
Pine Bank, and a complete summary of the tornadic damage will be
issued later today once the survey team completes its work. Damage
seen so far is consistent with a tornado of at least high EF1
intensity (100-105 mph).

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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