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National Weather Service Confirms EF1 Tornado in Parker

Monday, June 17, 2019 @ 02:06 PM

Posted by Joanne Bauer

storm3PARKER, Pa. (EYT) – The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh this afternoon confirmed that an EF1 tornado touched down in the Parker area on Sunday.

(Photo courtesy of Station 39 firefighter.)

The severe weather started in Northwest of Parker and moved through Parker on Sunday afternoon, according to NWS Meteorologist Tony Hall.

“They are still in the area gathering details. I can confirm an EF1 tornado, and there were winds of 105 (mph),” Hall told

Damages included reports of structural damage, trees down, and trees completely uprooted.

Hall said that more details will be released after the damage has been observed.

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