EF-2 Tornado with 16-Mile Path Confirmed in Warren County
The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed an EF-2 tornado with winds of up to 130 MPH touched down in Warren County on Sunday.
The NWS estimates it formed between 8:18 and 8:35 p.m., had a path of 16 miles and width of up to 400 yards. No injuries or fatalities have been reported.
The tornado initially touched down in Pleasant Township near Lenhart Rd. and strengthened as it tracked northeast through Starbrick, according to the NWS. It reached peak intensity and produced the most significant damage and winds in Starbrick.
Carter Lumber Company near U.S. Route 6 and Preston Rd. in Conewango Township suffered extensive damage along with several other nearby buildings. A boat was also lifted off the ground.
The storm blew off the business's roof and left mangled pieces of metal all across the road, closing Route 6 for a time.
The tornado continued northeast with fluctuating intensity through North Warren, bringing down trees and damaging homes, the NWS said.
It continued northeast through Scandia, where a communications tower was knocked down.
The tornado weakened as it traveled north-northeast and produced the last of the damage at Blueberry Hill Golf Course near Lounsbury Corners, according to the NWS.
It is one of two tornadoes confirmed in northwestern Pennsylvania from Sunday's storms. A tornado also touched down in Springboro, Crawford County.