National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
March 2, 2012
Tornado Outbreak and Severe Weather


Since the National Weather Service office in Wilmington OH was founded in 1994, no single day has seen more tornadoes than March 2, 2012. A total of 12 tornadoes touched down, rating from EF0 to EF4 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale.

The National Weather Service in Wilmington, Ohio has put together a series of retrospective videos with staff members reflecting on their experiences before, during, and after the March 2nd tornado outbreak.
Click here to view the videos.

The following are findings from damage surveys conducted by the National Weather Service. The individual pages for each tornado contain track maps and damage photographs, as well as statistics.

Reflectivity Loop
(~19 MB)

SRM Loop
(~14 MB)

Storm-Centric Loop
(~9 MB)

Supercell Anatomy
Via CVG TDWR