Severe Weather of June 10th
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Severe Weather of June 10th

Severe Warnings and report locations (preliminary)

Severe Warnings and report locations (preliminary)
The first widespread severe event of the season occurred on June 10th. See the following summaries and pictures for more information on the damage that day.

LSRCTP

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
956 PM EDT TUE JUN 10 2008

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0450 PM TSTM WND DMG BEDFORD 40.01N 78.50W
06/10/2008 BEDFORD PA COUNTY OFFICIAL

911 CENTER REPORTED NUMEROUS TREES DOWN IN THE TOWN OF
BEDFORD.

0455 PM TSTM WND DMG BEDFORD 40.01N 78.50W
06/10/2008 BEDFORD PA EMERGENCY MNGR

PEMA REPORTED A MOBILE HOME WAS BLOWN OFF ITS FOUNDATION
AND A BARN WAS DESTROYED BY THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS.

0500 PM TSTM WND DMG 8 W OGDENSBURG 41.59N 77.11W
06/10/2008 TIOGA PA PUBLIC

ABOUT 3 MILES EAST OF LIBERTY ON ROUTE 414. CHURCH
STEEPLE BLOWN OFF. TWO LARGE TREES ON HOUSE. BARN ROOF
BLOWN OFF. WIND ESTIMATED IN EXCESS OF 70 MPH.

0505 PM HAIL DANVILLE 40.96N 76.61W
06/10/2008 E1.00 INCH MONTOUR PA PUBLIC

0540 PM TSTM WND DMG 2 N WILLOW HILL 40.14N 77.77W
06/10/2008 FRANKLIN PA PUBLIC

NUMEROUS LARGE BRANCHES BROKEN

0540 PM HAIL MINERSVILLE 40.69N 76.26W
06/10/2008 E0.75 INCH SCHUYLKILL PA PUBLIC

0545 PM TSTM WND DMG FANNETTSBURG 40.05N 77.83W
06/10/2008 FRANKLIN PA EMERGENCY MNGR

PEMA REPORTED 1 BARN SUSTAINED MODERATE DAMMAGE AND
ANOTHER BARN HAD MINOR DAMAGE.1 HOUSE SUSTAINED MODERATE
DAMAGE. MANY TREES DOWN. TREE FELL ON TRUCK.

0545 PM HAIL LANCASTER 40.04N 76.30W
06/10/2008 E0.88 INCH LANCASTER PA PUBLIC

0550 PM HAIL MILLERSVILLE 40.00N 76.35W
06/10/2008 M1.00 INCH LANCASTER PA TRAINED SPOTTER

TRAINED SPOTTER REPORT AT MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY.

0550 PM TSTM WND DMG 2 WSW BLAIN 40.33N 77.55W
06/10/2008 PERRY PA TRAINED SPOTTER

RETIRED NWS EMPLOYEE ESTIMATED WIND GUST AT 60 MPH 1 MILE
WEST OF NEW GERMANTOWN ON ROUTE 274.

0550 PM HAIL FORT LOUDON 39.94N 77.87W
06/10/2008 E0.88 INCH FRANKLIN PA PUBLIC

0555 PM HAIL LANCASTER 40.04N 76.30W
06/10/2008 M1.00 INCH LANCASTER PA COUNTY OFFICIAL

911 CENTER REPORTED NUMEROUS HAIL REPORTS ACROSS
LANCASTER COUNTY RANGING IN SIZE FROM PEA SIZE TO QUARTER
SIZE.

0600 PM HAIL LANCASTER 40.04N 76.30W
06/10/2008 E1.00 INCH LANCASTER PA PUBLIC

0605 PM HAIL MILLERSVILLE 40.00N 76.35W
06/10/2008 E1.75 INCH LANCASTER PA PUBLIC

0610 PM HAIL LANCASTER 40.04N 76.30W
06/10/2008 E0.88 INCH LANCASTER PA PUBLIC

0630 PM HAIL LEOLA 40.09N 76.19W
06/10/2008 E1.75 INCH LANCASTER PA PUBLIC

0630 PM HAIL GETTYSBURG 39.83N 77.23W
06/10/2008 E1.00 INCH ADAMS PA PUBLIC

0640 PM HAIL 5 SE NEW HOLLAND 40.05N 76.02W
06/10/2008 E0.88 INCH LANCASTER PA PUBLIC

0645 PM TSTM WND DMG 3 SSE BLOOMSBURG 40.97N 76.43W
06/10/2008 COLUMBIA PA TRAINED SPOTTER

DOZENS OF TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN

0710 PM HAIL GAP 39.99N 76.02W
06/10/2008 E0.75 INCH LANCASTER PA PUBLIC

0720 PM TSTM WND DMG BLOOMSBURG 41.00N 76.46W
06/10/2008 COLUMBIA PA PUBLIC

NUMEROUS TREES DOWN

0720 PM HAIL BLOOMSBURG 41.00N 76.46W
06/10/2008 M0.88 INCH COLUMBIA PA PUBLIC

0740 PM TSTM WND DMG TERRE HILL 40.16N 76.05W
06/10/2008 LANCASTER PA TRAINED SPOTTER

SPOTTER AT FIVE POINTVILLE ABOUT 2 MILES NORTH OF TERRE
HILL REPORTED WIND GUST OF 60 MPH. NUMEROUS TREES AND
WIRES WERE DOWN IN TERRE HILL ON ROUTE 897 5 MILES NORTH
OF ROUTE 322. LARGE TREE FELL ON HOUSE AND CAUSED
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.

0745 PM TSTM WND DMG TERRE HILL 40.16N 76.05W
06/10/2008 LANCASTER PA EMERGENCY MNGR

SEVERAL LARGE TREES WERE SNAPPED OFF. A RADIO TOWER
TWISTED AND FELL. SEVERAL ROOFS WERE BLOWN OFF.


&&

$$

PNSCTP
PAZ026-036-122200-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
147 PM EDT THU JUN 12 2008

...FINAL DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FOR HUNTINGDON COUNTY...

...SURVEY TEAM CONCLUDES THAT STRAIGHT LINE WINDS CAUSED DAMAGE...

THE FOLLOWING IS A FINAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE DAMAGE THAT OCCURRED
OVER HUNTINGDON COUNTY ON JUNE 10 2008.

* EVENT DATE: JUNE 10 2008

* ESTIMATED START TIME: 530 PM EDT

* ESTIMATED END TIME: 545 PM EDT

* EVENT TYPE: STRAIGHT-LINE AND DOWNBURST WIND DAMAGE

* EVENT LOCATION: APPROXIMATELY 4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MT. UNION

* PEAK WIND: WINDS ESTIMATED GENERALLY BETWEEN 60 AND 70
MPH...WITH SOME LOCATIONS APPROACHING 80 MPH.

* AVERAGE PATH WIDTH: 1 MILE

* PATH LENGTH: 3 MILES

* INJURIES: 0

* FATALITIES: 0

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE: SPORADIC WIND DAMAGE...MAINLY TO TREES...WAS
OBSERVED SOUTHEAST OF MT UNION IN HUNTINGDON COUNTY. DAMAGE WAS
MAINLY CONFINED TO GERMAN VALLEY ROAD...CORNER CREEK LANE AND
LOOP ROAD. WHILE MOST OF THE DAMAGE WAS TO TREES...THERE WAS
SOME ISOLATED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE. A CHURCH ON LOOP ROAD SUSTAINED
SLIGHT DAMAGE FROM A TREE FALLING ON IT. ON GERMAN VALLEY
ROAD...ONE HOME SUSTAINED MINOR DAMAGE TO ROOF SHINGLES.
SIGNIFICANT STRUCTURAL DAMAGE OCCURRED TO A MOBILE HOME ON LOOP
ROAD...WHERE THE ROOF AND ONE WALL WAS COMPLETELY REMOVED FROM
THE STRUCTURE. IN THIS AREA...WINDS WERE ESTIMATED NEAR 80 MPH.
ALL OF THE OBSERVED TREE DAMAGE AND STRUCTURAL DAMAGE WAS
CONSISTENT WITH STRAIGHT LINE WINDS...WITH SOME AREAS EXHIBITING
DIVERGENT PATTERNS CONSISTENT WITH A SMALL DOWNBURST. IN A FEW
LOCATIONS...SWIRLING PATTERNS WERE OBSERVED IN CROPS AND FIELD
GRASS. HOWEVER...THESE DAMAGE PATTERNS OCCURRED AT LOCATIONS
WHERE STRAIGHT LINE WINDS INTERACTED WITH HILLSIDES. IT WAS
CONCLUDED THAT ONE OR TWO VERY SMALL (5 TO 10 YARD WIDE) SPIN UP
GUSTNADOES (A WEAK WHIRLWIND WHICH FORMS AS AN EDDY IN
THUNDERSTORM OUTFLOWS) MAY HAVE OCCURRED, BUT WITH WINDS GENERALLY
UNDER 50 MPH.

&&

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO
THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

PNSCTP
PAZ026-036-131800-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
200 PM EDT THU JUN 12 2008

...FINAL DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY...

...STRAIGHT LINE WINDS CAUSED DAMAGE...

THE FOLLOWING IS A FINAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE DAMAGE THAT OCCURRED
OVER FRANKLIN COUNTY ON JUNE 10 2008.

* EVENT DATE: JUNE 10 2008

* ESTIMATED START TIME: 535 PM EDT

* ESTIMATED END TIME: 545 PM EDT

* EVENT TYPE: STRAIGHT LINE WIND

* EVENT LOCATION: NORTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY BETWEEN DRY RUN AND
CONCORD

* PEAK WIND: 60 TO 70 MPH

* AVERAGE PATH: 2 DISTINCT DAMAGE PATHS WERE NOTED. ONE PATH WAS
ABOUT 5 MILES LONG EXTENDING FROM 1 MILE NORTH OF DRY RUN TO ABOUT
1 MILES NORTHEAST OF DOYLESBURG. SECOND PATH OF DAMAGE EXTENDED
FROM ABOUT 2 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CONCORD TO CONCORD.

* INJURIES: 0

* FATALITIES: 0

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE: TWO DISTINCT PATHS OF DAMAGE OCCURRED IN
NORTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY. DAMAGE WAS CONFINED MAINLY TO TREES
AND LIMBS. ONE BARN...ABOUT 1 MILE SOUTHWEST OF DOYLESBURG...WAS
DAMAGED WHEN WINDS TORE OFF A PORTION OF THE ROOF. THE TREE AND
THE BARN ROOF DEBRIS WERE ALL OBSERVED IN A DAMAGE PATTERN
CONSISTENT WITH STRAIGHT LINE WINDS.

&&

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO
THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.


CORRECTED FOR DESCRIPTION OF PATH FROM DRY RUN TO DOYLESBURG.

Storm over Lancaster County
Storm over Lancaster County

Storm Damage from 6/10/08 in Terre Hill, PA - photo courtesy Bruce Barr

Storm Damage from 6/10/08 in Terre Hill, PA - photo courtesy Bruce Barr
Storm Damage from 6/10/08 in Terre Hill, PA - photo courtesy Bruce Barr

Storm Damage from 6/10/08 in Terre Hill, PA - photo courtesy Bruce Barr
Storm Damage from 6/10/08 in Terre Hill, PA - photo courtesy Bruce Barr

Storm Damage from 6/10/08 in Terre Hill, PA - photo courtesy Bruce Barr

 
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