Tornado Confirmed in East Hempfield Twp

The National Weather Service confirmed at a news conference held at East Hempfield Township this afternoon that the weather event that began just after midnight was in fact a E-F 1 Tornado with maximum winds at 90-100 mph.  The tornado followed a NW path beginning at Lime Spring Farm and continuing North of Rt. 30, where a business was heavily damaged.  The tornado then continued aloft and touched down in the area of Stonebridge Dr. (just east of Centerville Rd.) and continued to Bowman Rd.  The tornado then dissipated. 

As reported early numerous trees and wires were down as well as multiple road closures.  Residents and business owners sustained damage to property.  There were no injuries reported.