What is the strongest tornado ever recorded in Pennsylvania?

What is the strongest tornado ever recorded in Pennsylvania?

Niles, Ohio/Wheatland, Pennsylvania Registering F5 on the Fujita scale, it remains the only F5 in Pennsylvania history, and was also the most violent tornado reported in the United States in 1985. It first touched down in Ohio near the Ravenna Arsenal in Portage County around 6:30 PM EDT.

Did a tornado touched down in PA?

PHILADELPHIA – The National Weather Service confirmed seven tornadoes touched down in Pennsylvania and New Jersey during the peak of the storms Wednesday. NWS crews headed out to Mullica Hill, New Jersey where a confirmed tornado ripped through a number of homes and caused other destruction.

Where did the tornado hit in Pennsylvania?

UPDATE 6:15 a.m.: Three tornadoes hit southwestern Pennsylvania on Thursday, the National Weather Service confirmed. Two of the tornadoes were in Allegheny County, in the Hampton Township and Ohio Township areas.

When was the tornado in Campbelltown PA?

July 14, 2004
Campbelltown tornadoes On July 14, 2004, around 3 pm, a tornado warning was issued by the National Weather Service for Lebanon County. A few moments later, an F3 tornado with winds over 160 miles per hour (260 km/h) struck the extreme southeast part of the village.

Did a tornado touchdown in Montgomery County PA?

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PA — A powerful tornado with peak winds of 130 miles per hour touched down in Montgomery County on Wednesday evening, the National Weather Service confirmed, as the remnants of Hurricane Ida brought historic damage to the region.

Where did tornado hit in Montgomery County PA?

Officials were able to enter the home late Thursday once debris was cleared. “They’re lifting the tree off the house so they can get to her,” Howard Gallop, of Fort Washington, said. The EF-2 tornado that touched down in Montgomery County mostly damaged Horsham Township, Upper Dublin Township and Fort Washington.