2018-10-11 / Local & State

Two More Tornadoes Confirmed In Pennsylvania

CONNEAUTVILLE, Pa. (AP) – The National Weather Service has confirmed the presence of at least two more tornadoes in Pennsylvania during a series of storms that also spawned a twister that prompted evacuation of a nursing home.

A survey team reported that an EF-2 tornado with winds up to 120 mph touched down in Jackson Township in central Pennsylvania’s Lycoming County at about 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Forecasters also confirmed the presence of an EF-1 tornado in southwestern Pennsylvania’s Greene County with maximum winds of 90 mph.

Both tornadoes downed trees and damaged farm structures and other property, but no injuries were reported.

The weather service earlier confirmed an EF-2 twister with winds up to 115 mph Tuesday in northwestern Pennsylvania’s Conneautville that struck the Rolling Fields Elder Care Community.

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