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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
1100 AM EDT SUN JUN 2 2019

...EF-0 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN TIOGA COUNTY...

LOCATION...WHITNEYVILLE IN TIOGA COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA
DATE...MAY 29, 2019
ESTIMATED TIME...2:10 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...75 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...50 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...1 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 WHITNEYVILLE IN TIOGA COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON MAY 29,
2019.

A SURVEY TEAM INVESTIGATED DAMAGE ON FRIDAY MAY 31ST ASSOCIATED 
WITH A STRONG THUNDERSTORM THAT MOVED THROUGH AN AREA JUST EAST 
SOUTHEAST OF WHITNEYVILLE ON WEDNESDAY MAY 29TH. SIGNIFICANT 
DAMAGE TO TREES, A BARN, AND A TRAMPOLINE WAS OBSERVED.

THE START POINT OF THE TORNADO PATH IS 41.77014, -77.185232 AND 
THE END POINT WAS LOCATED AT 41.770429, -77.16488.

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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