(WPTV) – The National Weather Service confirms a tornado hit Berks County Tuesday night and the Valley Ponds development in Morgantown looked to be ground zero for the twister. The NWS made their assessment based on the video they received showing the tornado on the ground. “We have some devastation,” said Chief John W. Scalia with the Caernarvon Township Police Department during a press conference on


Tuesday night. Scalia said several homes were damaged and as many as a dozen people were displaced, but no injuries were reported. . Morgantown resident Cathy Riffey said she had about a five-minute warning to get to a safe space. The tornado warning blared on her phone at around 6 o’clock on Tuesday night, giving her enough time to seek shelter in a bathroom inside her townhome. READ MORE

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