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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
348 PM EDT FRI JUN 28 2013

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR TOBOYNE TOWNSHIP IN PERRY COUNTY
PENNSYLVANIA...

LOCATION...TOBOYNE TOWNSHIP IN PERRY COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA
DATE...6/27/2013
ESTIMATED TIME...220 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1 
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80-90 MPH 
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...50 YARDS 
PATH LENGTH...2 MILES 
BEGINNING LAT/LON... N/A
ENDING LAT/LON... N/A
* 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
EF1 TORNADO...WITH WINDS BETWEEN 80 AND 90 MPH...IN TOBOYNE
TOWNSHIP PERRY COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON 6/27/2013.

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR GOODLAND ROAD IN THE TUSCARORA 
STATE FOREST. THE STORM TRAVELED ALONG RTE 274 WITH INTERMITTENT
TOUCHDOWNS BEFORE FINALLY LIFTING OFF NEAR EBY CEMETERY AROUND 224
PM.

THERE WAS DAMAGE TO ONE HOME WHERE A TREE FELL ON THE ROOF...AND
THERE WAS A BARN THAT HAD DAMAGE TO ITS ROOF. THERE ALSO WERE
ESTIMATED TO BE AS MANY AS 50 TREES DAMAGED OR KNOCKED DOWN.

THERE WERE NO INJURIES OR DEATHS FROM THE STORM.

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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LA CORTE