Berks County tornado was an EF-2, weather service says


MORGANTOWN, Pa. (WHTM) – A tornado that touched down in Berks County during Tuesday’s severe thunderstorm was rated an EF-2, the National Weather Service said.

A survey team toured damage caused by the twister near Morgantown on Wednesday. An EF-2 tornado has top winds speeds of 111-135 mph.

Specifies such as the path length and width were expected later in the day.

The twister touched down just after 6 p.m. It damaged several homes and toppled several large trees, but no injuries were reported.

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