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Tornado Confirmed in Wood County 6/13/13

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
948 PM EDT THU JUN 13 2013

...TORNADO CONFIRMED IN WOOD COUNTY ON JUNE 13 2013...

LOCATION...1 MILES WEST OF CUSTAR
DATE...JUNE 13 2013
ESTIMATED TIME...1225 AM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...50 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...0.9 MILE
BEGINNING LAT/LON...41.2846N / -83.8650W
ENDING LAT/LON...41.2846N / -83.8469W

*THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

.SUMMARY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND CONFIRMS AN EF0 TORNADO
TOUCHED DOWN APPROXIMATELY 1 MILE WEST OF CUSTAR AT 1225 AM EDT. THE
TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR 0.9 MILES AND CAUSED MINOR DAMAGE TO
DOORS AND ROOFS OF TWO HOMES AND A GARAGE. ONE TREE WAS UPROOTED AND
THROWN 200 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST. MANY OTHER TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN
IN THE VILLAGE OF CUSTAR. TREE DAMAGE ON THE WEST SIDE OF CUSTAR WAS
A RESULT OF THE TORNADO WHILE ADDITIONAL TREE DAMAGE IN CUSTAR
WAS THE RESULT OF STRAIGHT LINE WINDS. THE TORNADO HAD WIND SPEEDS
UP TO 80 MPH AND IS RATED EF0.

Numerous other reports of severe thunderstorms (damaging winds and hail) were reported across northern OH and northwest PA.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
210 PM EDT THU JUN 13 2013

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0655 PM     HAIL             2 S SHILOH              40.94N 82.60W
06/12/2013  M1.75 INCH       RICHLAND           OH   EMERGENCY MNGR

            GOLF BALL SIZED HAIL WAS OBSERVED.

0938 PM     HAIL             1 S ROCHESTER           41.11N 82.31W
06/12/2013  M2.00 INCH       LORAIN             OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

            HEN EGG SIZED HAIL WAS OBSERVED.

1030 PM     HAIL             BELLVILLE               40.62N 82.51W
06/12/2013  M1.50 INCH       RICHLAND           OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

            QUARTER TO PING PONG BALL SIZED HAIL LASTED FOR 6
            MINUTES.

1231 AM     TSTM WND GST     FOSTORIA                41.16N 83.41W
06/13/2013  M66.00 MPH       SENECA             OH   BROADCAST MEDIA

1235 AM     TSTM WND DMG     BOWLING GREEN           41.38N 83.65W
06/13/2013                   WOOD               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES AND POWER LINES WERE DOWNED THROUGHOUT WOOD COUNTY.


0107 AM     TSTM WND DMG     CASTALIA                41.40N 82.81W
06/13/2013                   ERIE               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES AND UTILITY LINES WERE DOWNED.

0116 AM     DOWNBURST        CALEDONIA               40.64N 82.97W
06/13/2013                   MARION             OH   EMERGENCY MNGR

            A THUNDERSTORM DOWNBURST KNOCKED DOWN ABOUT 30 TREES AND
            CAUSED MINOR DAMAGE TO SEVERAL BUILDINGS.

0116 AM     TSTM WND DMG     5 E BETTSVILLE          41.24N 83.14W
06/13/2013                   SENECA             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SEVERAL TREES AND A BARN WERE DOWNED NEAR OLD FORT.

0121 AM     TSTM WND DMG     HURON                   41.40N 82.56W
06/13/2013                   ERIE               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            A FEW TREES WERE DOWNED. A COUPLE OF ROADS WERE BLOCKED.


0230 AM     TSTM WND DMG     AKRON                   41.08N 81.52W
06/13/2013                   SUMMIT             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            A LARGE TREE WAS KNOCKED DOWN.

0245 AM     TSTM WND GST     MANTUA                  41.28N 81.22W
06/13/2013  M61.00 MPH       PORTAGE            OH   BROADCAST MEDIA

0259 AM     TSTM WND DMG     CANTON                  40.81N 81.37W
06/13/2013                   STARK              OH   NEWSPAPER

            TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN IN CANTON.


PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
759 AM EDT THU JUN 13 2013

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0708 PM     TSTM WND DMG     KILLBUCK                40.50N 81.98W
06/12/2013                   HOLMES             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SOME TREES DOWN.

1046 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MENTOR                  41.69N 81.33W
06/12/2013                   LAKE               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SOME TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN.

1105 PM     TSTM WND DMG     WILLOUGHBY              41.65N 81.41W
06/12/2013                   LAKE               OH   BROADCAST MEDIA

            A LARGE TREE KNOCKED DOWN.

1248 AM     TSTM WND DMG     FREMONT                 41.35N 83.11W
06/13/2013                   SANDUSKY           OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

            30 FOOT LONG BRANCH DOWN.

0135 AM     TSTM WND DMG     MOUNT VERNON            40.39N 82.48W
06/13/2013                   KNOX               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES DOWN...SOME WERE BLOCKING ROADS EAST OF MOUNT
            VERNON.

0135 AM     TSTM WND DMG     ELYRIA                  41.38N 82.11W
06/13/2013                   LORAIN             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            MANY TREES DOWN ACROSS THE COUNTY.

0139 AM     TSTM WND DMG     ASHLAND                 40.87N 82.32W
06/13/2013                   ASHLAND            OH   911 CALL CENTER

            TREES DOWN ACROSS THE COUNTY...SOME BLOCKING ROADS.

0139 AM     TSTM WND DMG     MANSFIELD               40.76N 82.53W
06/13/2013                   RICHLAND           OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES DOWN...ONE WAS ACROSS A ROAD.

0200 AM     TSTM WND DMG     LOUDONVILLE             40.63N 82.23W
06/13/2013                   ASHLAND            OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SIX TREES DOWN.

0215 AM     TSTM WND DMG     8 SW MILLERSBURG        40.47N 82.02W
06/13/2013                   HOLMES             OH   911 CALL CENTER

            SOME TREES DOWN.

0220 AM     TSTM WND DMG     6 N MILLERSBURG         40.64N 81.92W
06/13/2013                   HOLMES             OH   911 CALL CENTER

            A FEW TREES DOWN.

0235 AM     TSTM WND DMG     CHAGRIN FALLS           41.43N 81.39W
06/13/2013                   CUYAHOGA           OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SOME TREES DOWN.

0300 AM     TSTM WND DMG     12 NW WARREN            41.36N 80.98W
06/13/2013                   TRUMBULL           OH   911 CALL CENTER

            ONE TREE DOWN IN MESOPOTANIA.

0310 AM     TSTM WND DMG     CANFIELD                41.03N 80.77W
06/13/2013                   MAHONING           OH   911 CALL CENTER

            SOME TREES DOWN IN CANFIELD TOWNSHIP.

0310 AM     TSTM WND DMG     CORTLAND                41.33N 80.72W
06/13/2013                   TRUMBULL           OH   911 CALL CENTER

            TREE ON HOUSE.

0315 AM     TSTM WND DMG     ASHTABULA               41.88N 80.80W
06/13/2013                   ASHTABULA          OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            ONE TREE DOWN.


PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
550 AM EDT THU JUN 13 2013

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0644 PM     HAIL             SHELBY                  40.88N 82.66W
06/12/2013  E1.00 INCH       RICHLAND           OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

0715 PM     HAIL             GLENMONT                40.52N 82.09W
06/12/2013  E1.75 INCH       HOLMES             OH   PUBLIC

0725 PM     HAIL             GLENMONT                40.52N 82.09W
06/12/2013  E0.75 INCH       HOLMES             OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

0748 PM     HAIL             NEW BLOOMINGTON         40.59N 83.32W
06/12/2013  E1.25 INCH       MARION             OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

0804 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     GREEN CAMP              40.53N 83.21W
06/12/2013                   MARION             OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ROTATING WALL CLOUD OBSERVED.

0810 PM     HAIL             1 S MARION              40.57N 83.13W
06/12/2013  E1.50 INCH       MARION             OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

0811 PM     HAIL             MARION                  40.58N 83.13W
06/12/2013  E1.50 INCH       MARION             OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

0812 PM     HAIL             5 S MARION              40.51N 83.13W
06/12/2013  E1.75 INCH       MARION             OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

0812 PM     HAIL             1 S MARION              40.57N 83.13W
06/12/2013  E2.50 INCH       MARION             OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

0819 PM     HAIL             2 NE WALDO              40.48N 83.06W
06/12/2013  E1.00 INCH       MARION             OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

0829 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     2 NE WALDO              40.48N 83.06W
06/12/2013                   MARION             OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ROTATING WALL CLOUD

0830 PM     HAIL             1 W BUCYRUS             40.80N 82.99W
06/12/2013  E1.00 INCH       CRAWFORD           OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

0830 PM     TORNADO          PROSPECT                40.45N 83.19W
06/12/2013                   MARION             OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

0847 PM     HAIL             6 SSW SHELBY            40.80N 82.71W
06/12/2013  M1.00 INCH       RICHLAND           OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

0855 PM     HAIL             CRESTLINE               40.79N 82.74W
06/12/2013  M1.00 INCH       CRAWFORD           OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SPOTTER MEASURED 1.1 INCH DIAMETER HAIL.

0900 PM     HAIL             CRESTLINE               40.79N 82.74W
06/12/2013  E1.00 INCH       CRAWFORD           OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

0930 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 S MOUNT VERNON        40.35N 82.48W
06/12/2013                   KNOX               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            POWERLINES AND ONE TREE REPORTED DOWN.

0938 PM     HAIL             1 S ROCHESTER           41.11N 82.31W
06/12/2013  E2.00 INCH       LORAIN             OH   OTHER FEDERAL

0946 PM     HAIL             ROCHESTER               41.12N 82.31W
06/12/2013  E1.75 INCH       LORAIN             OH   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

0953 PM     HAIL             PENFIELD                41.17N 82.12W
06/12/2013  E1.00 INCH       LORAIN             OH   EMERGENCY MNGR

0956 PM     HAIL             GAMBIER                 40.38N 82.39W
06/12/2013  E1.00 INCH       KNOX               OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

0958 PM     HAIL             MOUNT VERNON            40.39N 82.48W
06/12/2013  M1.25 INCH       KNOX               OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

1001 PM     FLASH FLOOD      GALION                  40.73N 82.79W
06/12/2013                   CRAWFORD           OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

            WIDESPREAD FLOODING IN THE TOWN. MANY ROADS UNDER WATER.

1006 PM     HAIL             GALION                  40.73N 82.79W
06/12/2013  M1.00 INCH       CRAWFORD           OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

1010 PM     HAIL             6 SW BRUNSWICK          41.18N 81.90W
06/12/2013  E0.88 INCH       MEDINA             OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

1036 PM     HAIL             5 SW BELLVILLE          40.57N 82.58W
06/12/2013  E0.88 INCH       RICHLAND           OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

1057 PM     HAIL             APPLE CREEK             40.75N 81.83W
06/12/2013  E1.75 INCH       WAYNE              OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

1057 PM     HAIL             APPLE CREEK             40.75N 81.83W
06/12/2013  E1.75 INCH       WAYNE              OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

1100 PM     HAIL             WILLOUGHBY              41.65N 81.41W
06/12/2013  M1.00 INCH       LAKE               OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ONE INCH HAIL AND TORRENTIAL RAIN.

1105 PM     HAIL             WILLOUGHBY              41.65N 81.41W
06/12/2013  E1.25 INCH       LAKE               OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

1108 PM     HAIL             WILLOUGHBY              41.65N 81.41W
06/12/2013  E1.50 INCH       LAKE               OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

1120 PM     FLASH FLOOD      2 SSW BUTLER            40.56N 82.43W
06/12/2013                   RICHLAND           OH   AMATEUR RADIO

            8 INCHES OF WATER ON GILMORE ROAD

1210 AM     TORNADO          CUSTAR                  41.28N 83.84W
06/13/2013                   WOOD               OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

            POSSIBLE TORNADO REPORTED ALONG ROUTE 281.

1235 AM     TSTM WND DMG     BOWLING GREEN           41.38N 83.65W
06/13/2013                   WOOD               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            NUMEROUS TREES AND WIRES DOWN AND POWER OUTAGES ALL
            ACROSS WOOD COUNTY

1235 AM     TSTM WND DMG     BOWLING GREEN           41.38N 83.65W
06/13/2013                   WOOD               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            EULER ROAD, TREE THROUGH ROOF

1235 AM     TSTM WND GST     RISINGSUN               41.27N 83.43W
06/13/2013  M73.00 MPH       WOOD               OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

1240 AM     TSTM WND DMG     TIFFIN                  41.12N 83.18W
06/13/2013                   SENECA             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREE BRANCHES DOWN OVER NORTHERN PORTION OF COUNTY.

1245 AM     TSTM WND DMG     WATERVILLE              41.50N 83.73W
06/13/2013                   LUCAS              OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREE DOWN ACROSS ROAD

1246 AM     TSTM WND DMG     9 N TIFFIN              41.25N 83.18W
06/13/2013                   SENECA             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO A FARM. TREES DOWN AND BARN DOWN.

0107 AM     TSTM WND DMG     CASTALIA                41.40N 82.81W
06/13/2013                   ERIE               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            WIRES AND TREES DOWN. POWER OUTAGES.

0116 AM     TSTM WND DMG     MILAN                   41.29N 82.60W
06/13/2013                   ERIE               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES DOWN AND BLOCKING ROADS

0121 AM     TSTM WND DMG     HURON                   41.40N 82.56W
06/13/2013                   ERIE               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES DOWN AND BLOCKING SOME ROADS.

0139 AM     TSTM WND DMG     SOUTH AMHERST           41.35N 82.24W
06/13/2013                   LORAIN             OH   EMERGENCY MNGR

            6-8 INCH DIAMETER BRANCHES DOWN.

The storm report information is preliminary and subject to change pending final review and publication in NWS StormData.

Analysis of heavy rainfall potential as squall line was across eastern and southern OH

Image: NOAA NESDIS Satellite Precipitation Estimate graphic