Details

RATING: EF-1

MAXIMUM ESTIMATED WIND SPEED: 100 MPH

MAXIMUM ESTIMATED PATH WIDTH: 150 yards

PATH LENGTH: Approx. 2 miles

START TIME: Estimated around 4:47 PM EST

END TIME: Estimated around 4:49 PM EST

LOCATION: Touchdown occurred about 0.3 miles south of Elm Sugar Road and Doner Road intersection and lifted just south of the Paulding County/Van Wert county line to the northwest of the intersection of Converse, Roselm, and Kidner roads.

DESCRIPTION: A survey of damage in the northeastern part of Van Wert county by county emergency management officials and a NWS Survey team revealed that a EF1 tornado produced damage along a roughly two and one tenth mile long path. Touchdown occurred south of the intersection of Elm Sugar and Donner Road where several barns on two adjacent properties suffered damage. The northern most barn suffered extensive roof damage and loss of trusses (DI: SBO DOD: 4) with other barns suffering partial roof damage. The tornado continued northeast across open fields and occasional wooded areas, causing sporadic tree damage. A horse trailer was flipped over onto a truck at a residence on Middle Point Wetzel Road with a barn suffering minor roof damage. The tornado reached its end point at a business where some travel campers were flipped and some metal roofing was damaged. Maximum wind speeds with the tornado are estimated at 100 mph.

Radar Images

     
4:42 PM EST Reflectivity (Z)
& Storm Relative Velocity (SRV)
4:47 PM EST Reflectivity & SRV 4:51 PM EST Reflectivity & SRV
     

Damage Pictures


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