Tornadoes confirmed in 4 Pennsylvania counties

This barn was leveled by high winds along Kettle Road in Walker Township, Carbon County on Monday night. A portion of the roof of the structure brought down PPL electric lines while another portion flew across the roadway destroying the roof of a nearby neighbor. (Photo Credit: Larry Neff)

May 24, 2011 2:25:52 PM PDT
The National Weather Service has confirmed that tornados touched down in three counties in central Pennsylvania and one in eastern Pennsylvania.

Forecasters say an EF-2 tornado touched down Monday evening near Kellerville in Juniata County, 250 yards wide and packing winds of 115 to 130 mph, and headed east for about six miles.

Three homes were left with major damage and four others with lesser damage and 17 barns or outbuildings were destroyed or damaged.

A weaker EF-0 tornado touched down in Carbon County, inflicting major damage to one home and minor roof and siding damage to others.

An EF-1 tornado and other winds in Schuylkill County destroyed a barn and damaged two others and two homes. Another EF-1 tornado was confirmed in Union County.

No serious injuries were reported.

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