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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
313 PM EDT FRI JUL 27 2012

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR COUDERSPORT IN POTTER COUNTY
PENNSYLVANIA...

LOCATION...COUDERSPORT IN POTTER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA
DATE...7/26/2012
ESTIMATED TIME...1515 EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 MPH 
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...150 YARDS 
PATH LENGTH...400 YARDS 
BEGINNING LAT/LON...41.7911N / 78.0112W 
ENDING LAT/LON...41.7917N / 78.0044W
* 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 COUDERSPORT IN POTTER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON 7/26/2012.

A TORNADO OCCURRED NORTHEAST OF COUDERSPORT PA ON JULY 26 2012 IN
ASSOCIATION WITH A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS. THE PATH OF THE
EF0 TORNADO WAS APPROXIMATELY 150 YARDS WIDE AND ONE QUARTER MILE
LONG. DAMAGE WAS LIMITED TO TREES WITH NO DAMAGE TO HOUSES.
ADDITIONAL DAMAGE...NOT RELATED TO THE TORNADO...WAS REPORTED
COUNTY-WIDE IN THE OVERALL PATH OF THE THUNDERSTORM COMPLEX.

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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