Tornado confirmed for Beaver County


The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh confirmed an EF2 tornado touched down in Beaver county last night. The tornado touched down around 9:31pm in the evening near Tuscarawas Road, moved east smapping 5 power poles. The tornado continued northeast and caused uprooted hardwood and softwood trees. This tornado passed near I-376 south of the Brighton exit and then there were another 40 or 50 trees uprooted. One tree left a 6 foot crater in the ground.

The maximum wind speed was estimated to be 120 mph. The maximum path width was 790 yards. The path length was 10 miles (but intermittent).

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