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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
815 PM EDT FRI APR 3 2015

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR NEW CARLISLE IN CLARK COUNTY OHIO...

LOCATION...3 MILES NORTH OF NEW CARLISLE IN CLARK COUNTY OHIO
DATE...APRIL 2 2015
ESTIMATED TIME...9:31 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...120 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...0.20 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...39.9752N / 84.0358W
ENDING LAT/LON...39.9748N / 84.0334W
* FATALITIES...NONE
* INJURIES...NONE
* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON OH HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO NEAR NEW CARLISLE IN CLARK COUNTY OHIO ON APRIL 2 2015.

AFTER A REVIEW OF NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND FEDERAL AVIATION
ADMINISTRATION WEATHER RADARS...AND A GROUND SURVEY BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
WILMINGTON OHIO HAS DETERMINED THAT A BRIEF WEAK TORNADO PRODUCED
MINOR TREE DAMAGE AND MINOR STRUCTURAL DAMAGE OVER A SMALL AREA 3
MILES NORTH OF NEW CARLISLE DURING THE EVENING HOURS ON APRIL 2
2015.

THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS AN EF0 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE WITH
PEAK WIND SPEEDS AROUND 80 MPH. DAMAGE INCLUDED SEVERAL HARDWOOD
TREES BEING SNAPPED AND PARTS OF A BARN ROOF AND BARN DOORS BEING
BLOWN OFF AT A RESIDENCE ON ADDISON-NEW CARLISLE ROAD NEAR THE
INTERSECTION OF STAFFORD ROAD.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/ILN.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO
THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

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