It traveled about half a mile southeast toward I-81 before dissipating. The weather service estimated the tornado had a maximum wind speed of 130 miles per hour and said that its damage was consistent with an EF-2 tornado, the third-lowest intensity on the EF scale.
Investigators said, "structures were sheared off near their foundation" when describing the damage.
Further north in Bradford County emergency responders reported damage to homes and businesses in Granville and Franklin Townships.
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Washington is eager to see if the North's pledges were "sincere", Pompeo said, adding: "The US has been fooled before". I want to bring our soldiers back home", he said, "but that's not part of the equation right now.
A second team is still investigating whether a tornado had touched down in nearby Bradford County.
Isles said he suffered a minor scrape on his arm while he helped to get other people in the restaurant to safety.
Numerous roofs were destroyed and windows were blown out.
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Et d'ajouter: " Il est primordial que chacun d'entre eux ait une relation forte et saine avec leur père et avec leur mère ". Mais aujourd'hui, la justice réclame à Angelina Jolie de cesser d'entraver la communication entre ses enfants et leur père.
The Wilkes-Barre Township Police Department said Thursday a state of emergency has been declared and a curfew has been put in place as authorities clean up the destruction.
The Tornado Warning was issued at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday and continued until 9 p.m. Thousands are without power in the areas hardest hit, according to Penelec. Emergency personnel had shut down streets and cordoned off the area because of damage to a large propane tank.
The National Weather Service said it would be in Wilkes-Barre Township on Thursday to survey the damage and determine whether it was a tornado or straight-line winds that caused the damage.
Stormy Sunday on the way with a marginal risk for severe weather
Our rain chances will continue to go up into the evening with a 30% chance of rain and possible severe storms. Temperatures will warm heading into the work week and more rain chances towards the end of the upcoming week.
Photos posted on social media show shattered storefronts and major damage to businesses. Those with minor injuries were treated at the scene and didn't have to go to a hospital, he said.