Tornado reports after storm in Pennsylvania - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

Tornado reports after storm in Pennsylvania

Posted: Updated:
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -

The National Weather Service is trying to determine whether a tornado touched down in northeastern Pennsylvania during a storm, causing some damage but no reported injuries.

Authorities said there were several tornado reports near Scandia in Warren County between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday.

Meteorologist Paul Head said it could have been a tornado touching down several times or it could have been a downburst, and officials won't be able to tell until they examine the damage.

He said a National Weather Service team has been dispatched to the area to investigate. There was a report of a barn being blown over, and local officials reported trees and wires coming down, but Head said little other damage was reported in the very rural area.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • More NewsMore>>

  • Takata files for bankruptcy, overwhelmed by air bag recalls

    Takata files for bankruptcy, overwhelmed by air bag recalls

    Monday, June 26 2017 4:42 AM EDT2017-06-26 08:42:45 GMT
    Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday.More >>
    Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday.More >>
  • Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban

    Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:05 AM EDT2017-06-26 07:05:44 GMT
    The Supreme Court is expected to decide in the next few days whether the Trump administration can enforce a ban on visitors to the United States from six mostly Muslim countries.More >>
    The Supreme Court is expected to decide in the next few days whether the Trump administration can enforce a ban on visitors to the United States from six mostly Muslim countries.More >>
  • Scrappers shut out by State College

    Scrappers shut out by State College

    Sunday, June 25 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-06-26 03:57:04 GMT

    State College blanked the Scrappers 9-0 on Sunday afternoon at Eastwood Field.

    More >>

    State College blanked the Scrappers 9-0 on Sunday afternoon at Eastwood Field.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms