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NOUS41 KBGM 212026  
PNSBGM  
NYZ022-024-055-056-PAZ038-039-043-044-047-220030-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY  
426 PM EDT WED JUN 21 2017  
 
...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR EAST SMITHFIELD IN BRADFORD COUNTY  
PENNSYLVANIA...  
 
LOCATION...EAST SMITHFIELD IN BRADFORD COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA  
DATE...JUNE 19 2017  
ESTIMATED TIME...1220 PM EDT  
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1  
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...90 MPH  
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...250 YARDS  
PATH LENGTH...1 MILE  
BEGINNING LAT/LON...41.86N / 76.63W  
ENDING LAT/LON...41.87N / 76.61W  
* 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 BINGHAMTON NY HAS CONFIRMED A  
TORNADO NEAR EAST SMITHFIELD IN BRADFORD COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON  
JUNE 19 2017.  
 
A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ON WATER STREET NOT FAR FROM MAIN STREET  
IN EAST SMITHFIELD BRADFORD COUNTY PA AROUND 1220 PM EDT ON  
TUESDAY JUNE 19TH. THE TORNADO KNOCKED DOWN MANY TREES ALONG  
ITS PATH WITH ONE TREE CRUSHING A PICKUP TRUCK AND OTHERS DAMAGING  
HOMES. A BARN LOST PART OF ITS ROOF. THE TORNADO TRACKED ALONG OR  
JUST NORTH OF MAIN STREET IN EAST SMITHFIELD TO PEAS HILL ROAD  
WHERE IT TRACKED UP A HILL AND THEN DISSIPATED IN A WOODLOT.  
 
THE TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR AROUND A FEW MINUTES.  
 
THIS INFORMATION WILL SOON BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT  
WEATHER.GOV/BGM.  
 
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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