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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service State College PA
1042 AM EDT Fri May 25 2018

...EF1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY...

Location...Enola in Cumberland County Pennsylvania
Date...May 15 2018
Estimated Time...415 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...90 mph
Maximum Path Width...40 yards
Path Length...200 yards
* 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 Enola in Cumberland County Pennsylvania on May
15 2018.

An EF1 tornado knocked down a few dozen trees, destroying a shed
and producing minor damage to a house and a vehicle just north of
Belle Vista Drive to the north-northwest of Enola. The path 
length was approximately 200 yards, with a maximum path width of 
40 yards.

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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