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Image of information about the July 29th, 2021, tornado which occurred in Nanty-Glo, PA.

Public Information Statement

...NWS Damage Survey for 07/29/2021 Tornado near Nanty Glo...

The National Weather Service in collaboration with the Cambria County
Department of Emergency Services confirms an EF-0 tornado
occurred just north of Nanty Glo from approximately 6:10 PM EDT
through 6:11 PM EDT on Thursday, July 29, 2021.

.Nanty Glo Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    70 mph
Path Length /statute/:  350 feet
Path Width /maximum/:   15 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             July 29, 2021
Start Time:             6:10pm
Start Location:         West side of Blacklick Valley High School football field
Start Lat/Lon:          40.480300/-78.838300

End Date:               July 29, 2021
End Time:               6:11pm
End Location:           East side of Blacklick Valley High School football field
End Lat/Lon:            40.480200/-78.837100

A tornado developed on the western side of the Blacklick Valley
High School football field and moved southeast across the field
before lifting on the eastern side of the football field. The
tornado displaced small bleachers and knocked over a portable
toilet. A few trees around the football field were snapped.

&&

EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0...Weak......65 to 85 mph
EF1...Weak......86 to 110 mph
EF2...Strong....111 to 135 mph
EF3...Strong....136 to 165 mph
EF4...Violent...166 to 200 mph
EF5...Violent...>200 mph

NOTE:
The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.


Additional Photos courtesy Cambria County Emergency Management Agency:

 

Tree Damage
Tree Damage


Bleachers and portable toilet displaced
Bleachers and portable toilet displaced

Per Wikipedia:  The name comes from the Welsh "Nant Y Glo," meaning "The Ravine (or "Brook") of Coal."