NWS confirms EF-2 tornado In Crawford County, 162 people evacuated, Pennsylvania

NWS confirms EF-2 tornado In Crawford County, 162 people evacuated, Pennsylvania

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A confirmed EF-2 tornado touched down in Pennsylvania's Crawford County on October 2, 2018, moving east through the country near State Highway 198.

Numerous homes were damaged, including the Rolling Fields Eldercare Community in Conneatuvile, about 64 km (40 miles) south of Erie.

According to Rolling Fields, all 162 residents were evacuated with no serious injuries. However, 'two residents have been hospitalized for unrelated concerns.'

This tornado had estimated peak winds of 185 km/h (115 mph) and path width of 46 m (50 yards).

Featured image credit: Jon Rudder

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