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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED FOR EVENT TIME
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
359 PM EDT THU MAY 30 2019

...EF1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN PERRY COUNTY...

LOCATION...LOSH RUN IN PERRY COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA
DATE...MAY 29, 2019
ESTIMATED TIME...414 TO 419 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...105 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...300 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...APPROXIMATELY 4.8 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 A
TORNADO NEAR LOSH RUN IN PERRY COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON MAY 29,
2019.

AN EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN SOUTHEAST OF NEWPORT NEAR THE 
INTERSECTION OF ROUTE 849 AND NARROWS ROAD AND PROGRESSED NEARLY 
DUE EAST FOR APPROXIMATELY 4.8 MILES, FINALLY LIFTING JUST EAST 
OF THE JUNIATA RIVER NEAR ROUTE 322. THE TORNADO DOWNED HUNDREDS 
OF TREES, INCLUDING ONE TREE THAT FELL ON A PICKUP TRUCK. SOME 
TREE LIMBS FELL ONTO ROOFTOPS, BUT LITTLE OTHER PROPERTY DAMAGE 
WAS OBSERVED.

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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