NWS: EF-0 tornado touched down in Northampton County, Pa. during Monday's severe storms

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Tuesday, June 27, 2023
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NORTHAMPTON, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Northampton County, Pennsylvania during Monday's severe storms.

Officials confirmed Tuesday that an EF-0 twister touched down near the wheat fields just west of Martins Creek Belvidere Highway in Northampton County.

The tornado, with peak winds at 65 mph, traveled about 3.37 miles and was on the ground for about 7 minutes.

Officials say the storm caused damage to the wheat field.

To the west of the damage path, there were several additional fields showing damage that were more consistent with divergent straight-line winds.

No injuries were reported during the storms on Monday.