453  
NWUS51 KPBZ 211621  
LSRPBZ  
 
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
1120 AM EST TUE NOV 21 2017  
   
.TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON
 
   
.DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.
 
 
..REMARKS..  
 
1210 AM TSTM WND DMG 2 SSE PLUM 40.47N 79.74W  
11/19/2017 ALLEGHENY PA NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
WIND DAMAGE BEFORE AND ALONG THE SOUTH FLANK OF THE  
ASSOCIATED TORNADIC MESOVORTEX MOST LIKELY WAS CAUSED BY  
STRAIGHT-LINE WIND ALONG A LOCAL SURGE IN STORM OUTFLOW  
OVER A FIVE-MINUTE INTERVAL BEGINNING AT 1210 AM. DAMAGE  
APPEARS TO HAVE BEGUN IN BOYCE PARK NEAR THE ENTRANCE AT  
NEW TEXAS ROAD.  
 
1211 AM TORNADO 1 E MONROE HEIGHTS 40.41N 79.73W  
11/19/2017 ALLEGHENY PA NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
A QLCS MESOVORTEX TORNADO WAS DOCUMENTED ALONG AND  
ADJACENT TO SALTSBURG ROAD ALONG A 2.5 MILE PATH FROM  
PLUM TO THE WESTERN PART OF MURRYSVILLE. AT ITS WORST,  
DAMAGE WAS CONSISTENT WITH 90 MPH PEAK WIND, WHICH RATES  
THIS TORNADO AS EF1. CONSULT PITPNSPBZ FOR BRIEF AND  
DETAILED SUMMARIES OF THE STORM DAMAGE SURVEY.  
 

 
 
EVENT NUMBER PBZ1702197  
EVENT NUMBER PBZ1702198  
 

 
 
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