NWS Confirms Tornado Hit Luzerne, Lackawanna Counties
PITTSTON TOWNSHIP -- The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado hit part of Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties Saturday afternoon. The NWS said the tornado touched down near Bald Mountain Road in Plains Township around 2:30 p.m. Saturday. "The tornado did extensive damage to a metal horse barn, and 2 homes along its path. There was varying amounts of damage to another 28 homes. The tornado also knocked down over a thousand trees along a 12.8 mile long path," The National Weather Service said in a report.