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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
727 AM EST WED JAN 30 2008

THE FOLLOWING ARE OFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THE PAST 12
HOURS FOR THE STORM THAT HAS BEEN AFFECTING OUR REGION.
APPRECIATION IS EXTENDED TO HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS...COOPERATIVE
OBSERVERS...SKYWARN SPOTTERS AND MEDIA FOR THESE REPORTS.  THIS
SUMMARY IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON OUR HOME PAGE AT WEATHER.GOV/CLEVELAND

*************************PEAK WIND *************************

LOCATION            PEAK WIND    TIME/DATE    COMMENTS
                                    OF
                        (MPH)   MEASUREMENT


OHIO

...CUYAHOGA COUNTY...
   CLE AIRPORT             66   221 AM   1/30

...HANCOCK COUNTY...
   FINDLAY AIRPORT         63  1216 AM   1/30

...LUCAS COUNTY...
   TOL AIRPORT             56   324 AM   1/30

...RICHLAND COUNTY...
   MANSFLD ARPT            55   350 AM   1/30

...SUMMIT COUNTY...
   CAK AIRPORT             51   234 AM   1/30

...TRUMBULL COUNTY...
   YNG AIRPORT             57   411 AM   1/30

PENNSYLVANIA

...CRAWFORD COUNTY...
   MEADVILLE AIRPORT       59   321 AM   1/30

...ERIE COUNTY...
   ERIE AIRPORT            54   422 AM   1/30

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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
801 AM EST WED JAN 30 2008

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

1150 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 1 N FOSTORIA            41.17N 83.41W
01/29/2008                   WOOD               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            BARN HAD ROOF BLOWN OFF AND STRUCK UNOCCUPIED TRAILER
            HOME CAUSING DAMAGE.

1202 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 5 SE UPPER SANDUSKY     40.78N 83.21W
01/30/2008                   WYANDOT            OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TRUCK BLOWN OVER NEAR CROSSING OF US ROUTE 23 AND STATE
            ROUTE 294.

1230 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 2 NE BUCYRUS            40.82N 82.95W
01/30/2008                   CRAWFORD           OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            LARGE LIMBS WERE REPORTED DOWN.

1230 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST BUCYRUS                 40.80N 82.97W
01/30/2008  M63.00 MPH       CRAWFORD           OH   MESONET

0128 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST LORAIN                  41.44N 82.18W
01/30/2008  M65.00 MPH       LORAIN             OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

0128 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST CLEVELAND               41.48N 81.68W
01/30/2008  M58.00 MPH       CUYAHOGA           OH   ASOS

            50 KT WIND GUST MEASURED AT CLEVELAND HOPKINS AIRPORT,
            KCLE.

0130 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG MOUNT VERNON            40.39N 82.48W
01/30/2008                   KNOX               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            NUMEROUS REPORTS OF TREES AND POWER LINES REPORTED DOWN.


0130 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG TOLEDO                  41.66N 83.58W
01/30/2008                   LUCAS              OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            MANY TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN COUNTYWIDE.

0130 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG CLEVELAND               41.48N 81.68W
01/30/2008                   CUYAHOGA           OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

            PINE TREE APPROXIMATELY 45 FEET TALL UPROOTED AND LEANING
            ON HOUSE. DAMAGE TO HOUSE UNKNOWN AT TIME OF THIS REPORT.


0142 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST CLEVELAND               41.48N 81.68W
01/30/2008  M66.00 MPH       CUYAHOGA           OH   ASOS

            57 KT WIND GUST MEASURED AT BURKE LAKEFRONT AIRPORT,
            KBKL.

0143 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST FINDLAY                 41.04N 83.64W
01/30/2008  M60.00 MPH       HANCOCK            OH   ASOS

            52KT WIND GUST MEASURED AT FINDLAY AIRPORT, KFDY.

0145 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG BOWLING GREEN           41.38N 83.65W
01/30/2008                   WOOD               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            POWER POLES AND WIRES REPORTED DOWN, MAINLY EAST OF I-75
            THROUGHOUT THE EASTERN HALF OF THE COUNTY. LARGE LIMBS
            ALSO REPORTED DOWN.

0145 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG MEDINA                  41.14N 81.87W
01/30/2008                   MEDINA             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            POWER LINES REPORTED DOWN BETWEEN BRUNSWICK AND THE CITY
            OF MEDINA.

0150 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG PORT CLINTON            41.51N 82.94W
01/30/2008                   OTTAWA             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            LARGE LIMBS WERE REPORTED DOWN COUNTYWIDE, ALONG WITH
            POWER OUTAGES.

0155 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG MILLERSBURG             40.55N 81.92W
01/30/2008                   HOLMES             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            LARGE TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES REPORTED DOWN JUST SOUTH
            OF MILLERSBURG.

0200 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG FREMONT                 41.35N 83.11W
01/30/2008                   SANDUSKY           OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            NUMEROUS REPORTS OF TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN
            COUNTYWIDE.

0200 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG TIFFIN                  41.12N 83.18W
01/30/2008                   SENECA             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN COUNTYWIDE.

0215 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG WOOSTER                 40.82N 81.93W
01/30/2008                   WAYNE              OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            POWER LINES DOWN COUNTYWIDE.

0215 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG RAVENNA                 41.16N 81.24W
01/30/2008                   PORTAGE            OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            POWER LINES REPORTED DOWN

0220 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG AKRON                   41.08N 81.52W
01/30/2008                   SUMMIT             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            LARGE TREE TOOK DOWN POWER LINES AND CAUSED A SMALL FIRE.


0221 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST CLEVELAND               41.48N 81.68W
01/30/2008  M66.00 MPH       CUYAHOGA           OH   ASOS

            57 KT WIND GUST MEASURED AT CLEVELAND HOPKINS AIRPORT,
            KCLE.

0230 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG SANDUSKY                41.46N 82.71W
01/30/2008                   ERIE               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            POWER LINES AND TREES REPORTED DOWN COUNTYWIDE.

0230 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 7 N MOUNT GILEAD        40.65N 82.84W
01/30/2008                   MORROW             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            POWER LINES WERE REPORTED DOWN AROUND IBERIA IN NORTHWEST
            MORROW COUNTY. OTHER ISOLATED REPORTS OF POWER LINES
            REPORTED DOWN THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY.

0230 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG CANTON                  40.81N 81.37W
01/30/2008                   STARK              OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            A LARGE TREE WAS REPORTED DOWN.

0230 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG MASSILLON               40.79N 81.52W
01/30/2008                   STARK              OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            NUMEROUS TREES REPORTED DOWN.

0230 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG CHARDON                 41.58N 81.21W
01/30/2008                   GEAUGA             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            NUMEROUS REPORTS OF POWER LINES DOWN COUNTYWIDE.

0230 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG PAINESVILLE             41.73N 81.25W
01/30/2008                   LAKE               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            NUMEROUS REPORTS OF POWER LINES DOWN IN PAINESVILLE AND
            THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY.

0245 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG JEFFERSON               41.74N 80.77W
01/30/2008                   ASHTABULA          OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SEVERAL LARGE LIMBS REPORTED DOWN.

0245 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG WARREN                  41.24N 80.82W
01/30/2008                   TRUMBULL           OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES REPORTED. NUMEROUS LARGE TREES
            AND LIMBS REPORTED DOWN COUNTYWIDE.

0245 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG UPPER SANDUSKY          40.83N 83.28W
01/30/2008                   WYANDOT            OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            POWER LINES REPORTED DOWN COUNTYWIDE.

0245 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG MANSFIELD               40.76N 82.53W
01/30/2008                   RICHLAND           OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES AND POWER LINES REPORTED DOWN COUNTYWIDE.

0250 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG YOUNGSTOWN              41.10N 80.65W
01/30/2008                   MAHONING           OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            NUMEROUS REPORTS OF LARGE LIMBS AND POWER LINES DOWN
            COUNTYWIDE.

0300 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG NORWALK                 41.24N 82.61W
01/30/2008                   HURON              OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES AND POWER LINES REPORTED DOWN, ALONG WITH NUMEROUS
            ROAD SIGNS COUNTYWIDE.

0300 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG ASHLAND                 40.87N 82.32W
01/30/2008                   ASHLAND            OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN COUNTYWIDE. NUMEROUS ROAD
            SIGNS WERE ALSO REPORTED BEING BLOWN AWAY.

0305 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST ELYRIA                  41.38N 82.11W
01/30/2008  M64.00 MPH       LORAIN             OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SMALL LIMBS WERE REPORTED DOWN.

0315 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG ERIE                    42.13N 80.09W
01/30/2008                   ERIE               PA   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            NUMEROUS REPORTS OF POWER LINES DOWN.

0321 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST MEADVILLE               41.65N 80.15W
01/30/2008  M57.00 MPH       CRAWFORD           PA   ASOS

0355 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG MARION                  40.58N 83.13W
01/30/2008                   MARION             OH   DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

            NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN NORTH OF THE CITY OF
            MARION. SEMI TRUCK BLOWN OVER JUST NORTH OF MARION.

0415 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG BAY VIEW                41.47N 82.82W
01/30/2008                   ERIE               OH   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TRAIN DERAILED ON BRIDGE OVER SANDUSKY BAY BETWEEN ERIE
            AND OTTAWA COUNTIES. REPORT INDICATES THAT SOME TRAIN
            CARS WENT INTO THE WATER.

0700 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG ERIE                    42.13N 80.09W
01/30/2008                   ERIE               PA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            LARGE TREES, LIMBS, AND POWER POLES DOWN COUNTYWIDE
            INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ERIE, NORTHEAST, AND EDINBORO.

0734 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 2 W BUCYRUS             40.80N 83.01W
01/30/2008                   CRAWFORD           OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TRAINED SPOTTER OBSERVED MANY HOUSES WITH LOST SINGLES,
            DOWNSPOUTS, AND GUTTERS.


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ABE

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
232 AM EST WED JAN 30 2008

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

1030 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MARION                  40.58N 83.13W
01/29/2008                   MARION             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TWO TREES REPORTED DOWN ALONG ROUTE 423. ONE NORTH OF THE
            CITY OF MARION ALONG ROUTE 423, AND THE OTHER ALONG ROUTE
            423 SOUTH OF THE CITY OF MARION.

1050 PM     TSTM WND DMG     6 WNW MILAN             41.32N 82.71W
01/29/2008                   ERIE               OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

            A TREE WAS REPORTED DOWN ONTO A HOUSE.

1055 PM     TSTM WND GST     5 W CASTALIA            41.40N 82.91W
01/29/2008  M59.00 MPH       SANDUSKY           OH   DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

1058 PM     TSTM WND GST     GALION                  40.73N 82.79W
01/29/2008  E65.00 MPH       CRAWFORD           OH   TRAINED SPOTTER

1100 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BAY VIEW                41.47N 82.82W
01/29/2008                   ERIE               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SEMI-TRUCK FLIPPED OVER ON ROUTE 2.

1130 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MANSFIELD               40.76N 82.53W
01/29/2008                   RICHLAND           OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SEVERAL TREES REPORTED DOWN COUNTYWIDE.

1206 AM     TSTM WND DMG     GRAFTON                 41.28N 82.03W
01/30/2008                   LORAIN             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES AND UTILITY LINES WERE REPORTED DOWN.

1220 AM     TSTM WND DMG     GREEN                   40.95N 81.49W
01/30/2008                   SUMMIT             OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            ONE TREE REPORTED DOWN.

1230 AM     TSTM WND DMG     MASSILLON               40.79N 81.52W
01/30/2008                   STARK              OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            ONE TREE REPORTED DOWN.


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