Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS State College, PA

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service State College PA
410 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

...EF0 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN BEDFORD COUNTY...

Location...Buffalo Mills in Bedford County Pennsylvania
Date...May 13 2018
Estimated Time...619 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...80 MPH
Maximum Path Width...100 yards
Path Length...1/2 mile
* 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 Buffalo Mills in Bedford County Pennsylvania on May
13 2018.

An EF0 tornado knocked down a couple dozen trees in a rural area
just south of Brant Hollow Road to the west of Buffalo Mills. The
path length was nearly half a mile, with a path width of
approxinately 100 yards.

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

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

$$

CJE/JRB



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