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Issued by NWS State College, PA

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service State College PA
225 PM EDT Fri Aug 16 2019

...STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE CONFIRMED IN
CUMBERLAND COUNTY...

Location...Mt Holly Springs in Cumberland County Pennsylvania
Date...August 15, 2019
Estimated Time...9:50 PM EDT
* 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
Straight Line Wind Damage near Mt Holly Springs in
Cumberland County Pennsylvania on August 15, 2019.

A strong thunderstorm produced an area of concentrated tree damage
along a line extending from northern Mt Holly Springs northeast
toward Boiling Springs. Significant tree damage was observed at
the intersection of Zion Rd and Ladnor Lane, along Lerew Road near
the intersection of Petersburg Road, and along Park Drive/Mill
Street. The National Weather Service would like to thank
Cumberland County Emergency Management Agency for their assistance
with surveying this damage.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.gov/StateCollege.

For reference:
Straight-line winds are generally any wind that is not associated
with rotation, used mainly to differentiate them from tornadic
winds.

$$

JRB



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