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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED DATES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
1208 PM EDT MON APR 15 2019

...EF-1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN UNION COUNTY...

LOCATION...BUFFALO VALLEY IN UNION COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA
DATE...APRIL 15 2019
ESTIMATED TIME...1235 AM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...TBD
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...TBD
PATH LENGTH...1.75 MILES
* 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 AN EF-1
TORNADO NEAR BUFFALO VALLEY IN EAST BUFFALO TOWNSHIP, UNION 
COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON APRIL 15, 2019. INITIAL DAMAGE WAS SURVEYED
AT THE BUFFALO VALLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH WITH TREES
UPROOTED/SNAPPED AND A BARN DESTROYED. DAMAGED WAS OBSERVED ALONG
BUFFALO ROAD ENDING BEFORE EASTERN INDUSTRIES QUARRY. SEVERAL
HOMES SUSTAINED MINOR DAMAGE WITH ADDITIONAL BARN ROOFS BLOWN OFF. 

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

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