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Severe Storms, Tornadoes Cause Damage in Pennsylvania

14 Jun 2018, 9:51 am

UPDATE:

The National Weather Service storm survey team has confirmed a tornado occurred in the Wilkes-Barre Township in Luzerne County from Wednesday evening. Survey team found damage consistent with an EF2 tornado, estimated maximum wind speed of 130 mph in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Six people have been reportedly injured from this tornado. The NWS says that the tornado touched down near Mundy Street and Highland Park Boulevard by the Wyoming Valley Mall and traveled about a half mile southeast toward I-81 before dissipating.

The NWS has also confirmed a tornado in Bradford County, PA. More information is expected to be released on this storm later on Thursday.

Check back for updates.

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Severe storms moved through Pennsylvania Wednesday evening causing damage to buildings and homes across the state.

BREAKING: Damage reported in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania after tornado-warned storm moved through shortly after 10pm ET.Image: Strong rotation in downtown Wilkes-Barre as storm moved through: #PAwx

Posted by WeatherNation on Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Damage in Wilkes-Barre was reported after a tornado-warned storm moved through shortly after 10 p.m.

Images poured in after those initial reports of a possible tornado.

Severe Storm Topple Vehicles, Leaves Massive Damage

NEW VIDEO: We're getting our first looks of the damage seen in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania after the region was rocked by severe storms late last night. At least three Injuries were reported because of intense storms. The National Weather Service will survey the damage later today to dertermime if a tornado did touch down.

Posted by WeatherNation on Thursday, June 14, 2018

 

A Pennsylvania family recorded this video of the severe storm ripping through their area Wilkes-Barre.

"That's an actual tornado" Family Looks On During Severe Pennsylvania Storm

NEW VIDEO: A Pennsylvania family recorded a severe storm ripping through their town of Wilkes-Barre, PA last night. The storm has been blamed for at least three injuries and leaving behind a path of destruction.

Posted by WeatherNation on Thursday, June 14, 2018

The storm has been blamed for at least three injuries and leaving behind a path of destruction.

More severe storms moved through other areas of Pennsylvania throughout the night.

This video comes from Bradford County of a possible tornado there.

Possible Tornado in Bradford County, PA

PENNSYLVANIA TORNADO: This is video of the possible tornado that touched down in Bradford County, Pennsylvania last night. The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) is visiting the area this morning to assess the damage and is expected to share their findings this afternoon.

Posted by WeatherNation on Thursday, June 14, 2018

The National Weather Service is assessing damage of the severe storms Thursday morning and plans to release their findings later in the day.

Stay with WeatherNation for the very latest.

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