National Weather Service Heads to Pennsylvania Suburbs to Determine if a Tornado Struck

UPDATE: Investigators determined an EF-1 twister touched down near Honey Brook Tuesday.

A day after people spotted possible funnel clouds over far western suburbs of the Philadelphia region, National Weather Service investigators headed to those areas to determine if a tornado touched down.

The investigators will focus Wednesday on the area where Berks, Chester and Lancaster counties come together – specifically focusing on the area where the three counties come together, said NWS-Mount Holly meteorologist Gary Szatkowski.

People in places like Morgantown, Berks County and Honey Brook, Chester County reported seeing funnel clouds and there is storm damage. NWS and emergency management representatives will specifically be examining the area of Talbotville Road and Givens Drive near Struble Lake in Honey Brook Wednesday morning, said Chester County emergency management.

The investigators will determine if a funnel cloud actually made contact with the ground.

As temperatures pushed into the 80s Tuesday afternoon, funnel clouds hovered over parts of the region leaving hail, flash flooding and wind damage.

No word yet on when exactly the investigators will determine if a twister touched down.

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