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March 2, 2012
Tornado SW of West Union, OH

National Weather Service Product Timeline:
PDS Tornado Watch #58 issued at 105 PM EST.
Special Weather Statement issued at 304 PM EST.
Tornado Warning issued at 508 EST.
-- Follow Up issued at 524 EST.
-- Follow Up issued at 535 EST.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
711 PM EST SAT MAR 3 2012

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR 2 SW WEST UNION IN ADAMS COUNTY OHIO...

LOCATION...2 SW WEST UNION IN ADAMS COUNTY OHIO
DATE...03/02/2012
ESTIMATED TIME...530 PM EST
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...75 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...25 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...50 YARDS
BEGINNING LAT/LON...38.7796N / -83.5716W
ENDING LAT/LON...38.7800N / -83.5689W
* 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.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON OH HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO NEAR 2 SW WEST UNION IN ADAMS COUNTY OHIO ON 03/02/2012.

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.

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