LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Montrose, Pennsylvania tornado 2012 today has been confirmed, registering a EF1 rating, the NWS tells news. The Montrose, Pennsylvania tornado passed through the region today July 27, 2012 delivering winds upwards of 90 mph, the National Weather Service indicated in a news statement moments ago.
The NWS says that poor weather will continue this afternoon. “Scatters showers and thunderstorms will continue developing across northeast Pennsylvania this afternoon.” It adds “Any thunderstorms will proceed occasional lighting and heavy downpours. Rainfall rates up to one inch per hour are possible with the stronger storms.”
Northward blowing winds will ease down to a mere five to 10 mph this afternoon for the region, officials tell news. A fifty-percent chance of rain exists through tonight.
Fox 50 News WICZTV is reporting that today’s tornado touched down at 4:45 PM EST and could be seen across sections of Susquehanna County. No reports of injuries have yet to be detailed by local news.
The NWS also tells news Friday that the Elmira tornado Thursday reached EF1 status and delivered maximum winds up to 110 mph.