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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
334 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR COLYER LAKE IN CENTRE COUNTY
PENNSYLVANIA...

LOCATION...COLYER LAKE IN CENTRE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA
DATE...APRIL 20 2015
ESTIMATED TIME...0755 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...65 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...40 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...1 MILE
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.79 /  77.68W
ENDING LAT/LON...40.49 /  77.66W
* 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 COLYER LAKE IN CENTRE COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON APRIL
20 2015.

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ALONG CHURCH HILL ROAD IN POTTER TOWNSHIP
AND CONTINUED TO THE NORTHEAST...TOUCHING DOWN SPORADICALLY ALONG A
ONE MILE PATH. DAMAGE WAS MAINLY CONFINED TO TREES...HOWEVER...ONE
BARN SUSTAINED ROOF DAMAGE. THIS BARN WAS ALONG DOGTOWN ROAD AND WAS
THE END OF THE DAMAGE PATH.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/CTP.

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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JUNG/HAGNER/DROSS



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