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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service State College PA
400 PM EDT Mon Apr 22 2019

...EF1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN FULTON COUNTY...

Location...Knobsville in Fulton County Pennsylvania
Date...April 19, 2019
Estimated Time...7:06pm to 7:08pm EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...100 mph
Maximum Path Width...75 yards
Path Length...1.5 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 Knobsville in Fulton County Pennsylvania on April
19, 2019.

The tornado touched down approximately one mile west-southwest of 
Knobsville, just west of East Dutch Corner Road, and tracked 
north-northeastward for approximately 1.5 miles before lifting 
near the intersection of Route 522 and Sheepskin Hollow Road.

Trees were uprooted and snapped along the path of the tornado, and 
a home just off of Breezy Point Road received considerable damage, 
including the loss of a chimney and a porch roof.

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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