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March 2, 2012
Wind Damage SW of Winchester, OH

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
346 PM EST THU MAR 8 2012

...DAMAGE SOUTHWEST OF WINCHESTER IN BROWN COUNTY SURVEYED...

A STORM SURVEY WAS COMPLETED TODAY IN THE AREA OF JOHN WOODS ROAD
AND GREATHOUSE ROAD /EAST OF HIGHWAY 62/ IN NORTHEAST BROWN COUNTY
WHERE INITIAL DAMAGE WAS INDICATED AS POSSIBLY CAUSED BY A
TORNADO. THAT DAMAGE INCLUDED NUMEROUS TREES DOWN...POWER POLES
DOWN...AND A CAMPER TRAILER FLIPPED.

A SURVEY IN THE AREA CONFIRMED THAT SEVERAL TREES WERE
DOWN...FENCES WERE BLOWN DOWN...AND THE POWER POLES HAD BEEN
REPLACED...AS WELL AS AN OLD BARN COLLAPSED. IT WAS DETERMINED
THAT NONE OF THIS DAMAGE WAS CAUSED BY A TORNADO...AND THE
ESTIMATED STRAIGHT-LINE /NONTORNADIC/ WIND SPEEDS WERE
APPROXIMATELY 75 MPH IN THIS AREA.

$$

BINAU

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