June 6, 1917
Counties: Butler (from Muhlenberg)
Path width: 75 yards
Path length: 17 miles
Narrative: Moved east from two miles north of Greenville to near Powderly and to southeast of Rochester. The tornado moved through a rural area of poorly constructed homes, many owned by miners. A number of these homes were swept away. One man was killed in Butler County, running from a house to a barn. Both were destroyed.
Morning Weather Map