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NOUS41 KCTP 281625
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
1225 PM EDT FRI JUN 28 2013

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR BOALSBURG IN CENTRE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA...

LOCATION...BOALSBURG IN CENTRE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA
DATE...JUNE 27 2013 
ESTIMATED TIME...405 PM 
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1 
MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...100 MPH 
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...75
YARDS PATH LENGTH...1.04 MILES 
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40 40 25N 77 44 24W 
ENDING LAT/LON...40 47 33N 77 45 9W
* 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 BOALSBURG IN CENTRE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON JUNE
27 2013.

A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ON NITTANY FARM JUST WEST OF ROUTE 322 IN
BOALSBURG PA AROUND 405 PM. THE TORNADO PULLED A SMALL TREE IN A
HOLDING POND ABOUT 50 FEET IN THE AIR. THE TORNADO TOOK METAL
ROOFING OFF SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS AND A CORN CRIB...IT DOWNED AND
SNAPPED SEVERAL TREES AND SCATTERED DEBRIS IN THE YARD AND
CORNFIELD TO THE WEST. THE LAST OBSERVED TREE DAMAGE WAS ALONG
CEDAR RUN ROAD ABOUT 1.04 MILES TO THE WEST.

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

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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