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March 26, 2017
Tornado near Williamsburg, Ohio

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Wilmington OH
324 PM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017


Location...Williamsburg in Clermont County Ohio
Date...March 26 2017
Estimated Start Time...2:24 PM EDT
Estimated End Time...2:25 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...90 MPH
Maximum Path Width...70 yards
Path Length...0.3 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...39.0139N / 84.0608W
Ending Lat/Lon...39.0172N / 84.0568W
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

The National Weather Service in Wilmington OH has confirmed an EF1
tornado near Williamsburg in Clermont County Ohio on March 26th, 

A weak tornado briefly touched down, initially just in front of a
tree line south of Concord Hennings Mill Rd. Initial damage from 
the tornado consisted of an overturned small barn with an 
overturned camper. The tornado then headed northeast and caused 
structural damage to a residence on Concord Hennings Mill Rd. The 
garage door walls were collapsed inwards with the roof blown off 
and debris scattered into a field north of Concord Hennings Mill 
Rd. The tornado then lifted north of Concord Hennings Mill Rd in a
field where debris came to an end. 

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.




Full Radar Loops from the Cincinnati Terminal Doppler Weather Radar (2:20 PM - 2:33 PM)
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