DENVER, Pa. (AP) – Weather officials say a tornado that touched down in Pennsylvania over the weekend, damaging structures and downing trees and power lines, had maximum wind speeds estimated at 105 mph.
The National Weather Service earlier confirmed that “a brief EF-1 tornado” touched down Sunday evening in West Cocalico Township in northern Lancaster County.READ MORE: Person Hit, Killed By Driver Of Vehicle In Monroeville On Route 22
The weather Tuesday confirmed the tornado’s wind speed and said it traveled for a mile along a 125-yard-wide path, uprooting or snapping dozens of trees and damaging some structures near a mobile home park.READ MORE: ACLU, Voter Groups Sue In Ohio Over New Legislative Maps
The twister moved northeast close to the Pennsylvania turnpike, prompting a temporary closure, and damaged roofs on three houses as well as a mobile home and overturned a storage shed. Three people reported minor injuries from flying debris.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Food Banks Team Up With DoorDash To Deliver Free Meals To Seniors
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