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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service State College PA
204 PM EDT Fri Oct 5 2018


Location...Lottsville in Warren County Pennsylvania
Date...October 2, 2018
Estimated Start Time...3:43 PM EDT
Estimated End Time...3:45 PM EDT
Beginning Lat/Lon...41.9347 / -79.4407 
Ending Lat/Lon...41.9367 / -79.4246
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...95-105 MPH
Maximum Path Width...75 yards
Path Length...0.85 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.

The National Weather Service in State College PA has confirmed a
tornado near Lottsville in Warren County Pennsylvania on October
2, 2018.

The tornado track began just west of Little Brokenstraw Creek in 
Freehold Township. Heavily forested areas were damaged, with dozens 
of trees either uprooted or snapped along the path. A concrete chimney 
attached to a home was blown over. The tornado crossed from west to 
east over PA-958 before dissipating. 
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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