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

On Friday afternoon, March 2, 2012, a total of 12 tornadoes touched down in the NWS Wilmington OH area of responsibility, ranging from EF0 to EF4 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale.
The National Weather Service in Wilmington, Ohio has put together a special commemorative webpage and 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 special commemorative webpage.
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


SRM Loop


Storm-Centric Loop


Supercell Anatomy


Vis Sat Loop