Forecasters in State College say one tornado touched down just before noon Friday near New Franklin in southern Franklin County. They say the EF-0 tornado had peak winds of about 70 mph.
135 PM Saturday May 28th, 2022: An EF1 tornado touched down in Kirkwood in eastern Lancaster Co. Friday afternoon around 211 PM, May 27th. Winds around 105 mph. More detail to follow.
— NWS State College (@NWSStateCollege) May 28, 2022
Forecasters say another tornado touched down shortly after 2 p.m. Friday in Kirkwood in eastern Lancaster County. They said the EF-1 tornado had estimated wind speeds of about 105 mph and did “extensive damage to several buildings.”
LNP reported that a handful of barns and silos were heavily damaged by the storms, and emergency crews in the area spent hours cleaning debris.
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