National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
May 27, 2019
EF0 Tornado Confirmed near Phillipsburg, Ohio


PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
National Weather Service Wilmington OH
931 PM EDT Tue May 28 2019

...EF0 TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR PHILLIPSBURG...

Location...near Phillipsburg in Miami/Montgomery Counties OH
Date...........................May 27 2019
Start Time.....................1119 PM EDT
End Time.......................1124 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating........EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...80 MPH
Maximum Path Width.............50 yards
Path Length....................3.0 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...39.9266N / 84.4112W
Ending Lat/Lon......39.8982N / 84.3673W

...Summary...
The National Weather Service in Wilmington Ohio has confirmed an
EF0 tornado near Phillipsburg in Miami and Montgomery counties in
Ohio. This tornado occurred from 1119 PM to 1124 PM on May 27
2019.

This tornado first impacted a property north of Montgomery County
Line Road and just east of State Route 721, where very minor
damage to farm equipment was observed. Roof damage was observed at
the next property to the southwest, with tree damage at a home
directly north of Montgomery County Line Road.

Roof damage was then observed at two structures at a property
west of Hartman Road, with one outbuilding suffering the removal
of half of its roof. Additional minor tree damage was observed
further to the southwest. The final known damage from this tornado
was at a property on N Diamond Mill Road, where a grain bin was
thrown into the field to the east.

The NWS in Wilmington would like to thank the Ohio State Highway
Patrol Aviation Section for assistance in completing this survey.

EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0...Weak......65 to 85 mph
EF1...Weak......86 to 110 mph
EF2...Strong....111 to 135 mph
EF3...Strong....136 to 165 mph
EF4...Violent...166 to 200 mph
EF5...Violent...>200 mph

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

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