The weather service said two storm survey teams on Thursday will asses the "considerable storm damage" in the Wilkes-Barre area and in Bradford County around Franklindale.
Township police wrote on their Facebook page that there were reports of "multiple collapsed buildings".
There were reports of homes destroyed, trees and wires down near Bailey Corners Road in Franklin Township.
Vehicles damaged from a powerful storm are seen outside a U-Haul in Wilkes-Barre Township, Pa., Wednesday, June 13, 2018. It traveled about a half mile southeast toward Interstate 81 before dissipating.
- The Feb. 25 tornado was the strongest of these storms, an EF2. Power poles also were snapped with numerous lines down. Luzerne County Emergency Management Agency volunteer Garrett Hittle said crews were working to stabilize the propane cylinder by off gassing the contents. While many businesses were winding down for the day at that point, the people who remained reported chaos. But despite U-Haul trucks flipping like toy cars and roofs crashing down in one of the busiest shopping area in Northeast Pennsylvania, only six injuries were reported. Joy Frie told The (Wilkes-Barre) Citizens' Voice that staff and patrons huddled in the kitchen of the bar where she bartends until they could escape to another business.
"The doors were busting open". Nearly everyone's cars in the parking lot were destroyed.