NWS confirms one tornado in Cambria County

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WESTMONT, CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A preliminary report from the National Weather Service has confirmed one tornado touched down in Cambria County Thursday night. 

The preliminary report says an EF-0 tornado touched down at Sunneyhanna Golf Course and moved through Stackhouse Park.

The path length of the tornado was about a mile and a half, but that range could be extended.

The NWS says the tornado was up to 300 yards wide.

“The majority of damage was to trees, with a swatch of trees downed through Stackhouse Park,” according to the NWS. 

“Many trees were also down along Menoher Blvd.”

The NWS estimates the preliminary wind speeds were between 80-85 mph.

St. Gregory’s Parish in Daisytown was also severely damaged, but the NWS has confirmed that the damage in that area was not done by a tornado. 

This is a developing story and we will be updating as we learn more.

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