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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED FOR PATH WIDTH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
845 PM EDT THU MAY 30 2019

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

LOCATION...MATAMORAS IN DAUPHIN COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA 
DATE...MAY 29, 2019 
ESTIMATED TIME...424 PM TO 428 PM EDT 
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-1 
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...100 MPH 
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...100 YARDS 
PATH LENGTH...2.5 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 MATAMORAS IN DAUPHIN COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON MAY 29, 
2019.

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR ROUTE 225 NORTH OF MATAMORAS RD. 
THE TORNADO PRODUCED INTERMITTENT TREE DAMAGE ALONG A 2.5 MILE 
PATH AS IT TRAVELED TO THE EAST-SOUTHEAST INTO CAMP HEBRON. THE 
TREE DAMAGE, WHICH CONSISTED OF MANY UPROOTED TREES AND A FEW 
SNAPPED TREE TRUNKS, WAS MOST INTENSE NEAR THE END OF THE 
TORNADO'S PATH IN CAMP HEBRON. 

A SEPARATE AREA OF TREE DAMAGE NEAR HALIFAX WAS DETERMINED TO BE 
THE RESULT OF STRAIGHT-LINE WINDS. 

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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