NWS confirms EF-2 tornado In Crawford County, 162 people evacuated, PennsylvaniaA 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)
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Here are a few photos from yesterday's damage survey along the Lycoming/Tioga County border near Buttonwood, PA where an EF-2 tornado occurred. Thanks to @LycoDPS and @EmergencyTioga for their assistance! More photos are posted on Facebook: https://t.co/3YzdaWqeas#PAwx pic.twitter.com/cD8J7Ly7Ir— NWS State College (@NWSStateCollege) 4 oktober 2018