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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service State College PA
719 PM EDT Fri Jun 29 2018

...EF-1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN DAUPHIN COUNTY...

Location...Piketown in Dauphin County Pennsylvania
Date...06/28/2018
Estimated Time...1245 AM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...100 MPH
Maximum Path Width...100 yards
Path Length...1.6 miles
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

...Summary...
The National Weather Service in State College PA has confirmed a
tornado near Piketown in Dauphin County Pennsylvania on
06/28/2018.

The tornado began at the intersection of Piketown Road and Appalachian 
Trail and ended 200 yards west of the Full Gospel Mission Church on 
Fishing Creek Valley Road. Hundreds of trees were snapped and uprooted 
along its path. The downed trees caused damage to the roofs of 4 homes, 
as well as several sheds. 

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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