EF-1 Tornado in Knoxville Confirmed by NWS

KNOXVILLE – The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado was responsible for the damage in Knoxville, PA on Monday morning.

Officials say the tornado touched down at approximately 1:45 am.

The tornado, which produced wind speeds as high as 95mph, was an estimated 200 yards in diameter and traveled approximately a mile and a half.

The tornado first touched down near Fork Hill, and then tore a swath through Knoxville, causing severe damage to homes, trees and power lines.


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