Banner

Adams County EF-1 Tornado

Click on map above to see entire damage point notation and damage pictures at select points.

Event Summary

This tornado briefly touched down near Highway 84 and Ratcliffe Farm Road. A couple dozen trees were snapped and uprooted with several down across the CN railroad track.

EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
100 mph
Fatalities/Injuries:
none
Damage Path Length:
0.3 miles
Maximum Path Width:
200 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

2 E Cranfield
11:54pm

Approximate End Point/Time:
2 E Cranfield
11:56pm

 

 

Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 11:53 pm just moments before the tornado touched down and crossed Highway 84 near Leesdale. The image on the left shows 0.5° base reflectivity data, and the image on the right shows 0.5° storm relative velocity data. Click on the thumbnail below for a higher resolution image.

Radar - Adams County Tornado


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.