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July 31, 2009

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July 31, 2009

Tornado

5 Miles South of Wooster, Ohio
County:
Wayne
Location:
5S Wooster
Begin Time:
07:45 AM EDT
End Time:

07:50AM EDT

EF Scale
EF1
Wind Speed
90-100 MPH
Fatalities:
0
Injuries:
0

The National Weather Service conducted a damage survey south of Wooster, Ohio on August 3 and determined that a tornado occurred during the morning hours of July 31, 2009. The tornado touched down at approximately 745 AM EDT north of East Messner Road in a wooded area. The tornado uprooted one tree and caused significant damage to several other trees. The tornado then struck a pole barn causing major damage to the roof and surrounding fences. Sheet metal from the roof was lofted and carried up to one and one half miles away. The tornado dissipated in an adjoining field.

Based on damage to the barn structure, this tornado was assigned a rating of EF1 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale with winds estimated between 90 and 100 MPH.


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