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February 28, 2011
Straight Line Winds in Newark, OH

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
411 PM EST MON FEB 28 2011

...STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE CONFIRMED IN NEWARK OHIO...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON OHIO HAS CONFIRMED
STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE ON THE NORTH SIDE OF NEWARK OHIO. THIS
DAMAGE WAS ESTIMATED TO OCCUR AT AROUND 550 AM ON MONDAY FEBRUARY
28.

THE SWATH OF SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE WAS MAINLY CONFINED TO MYRTLE 
AVE...ABOUT 2.5 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF DOWNTOWN NEWARK. 
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE BEGAN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF MYRTLE AVE AND 
WYNNEWOOD DRIVE (40.0922N 84.4454W) AND ENDED NEAR THE INTERSECTION 
OF MYRTLE AVE AND STATE ROUTE 13 (40.0915N 82.4204W). THERE WAS ALSO 
SOME DAMAGE JUST TO THE SOUTH ON GREENFIELD AVE...WITH LIGHTER 
DAMAGE ON OTHER STREETS IN THE AREA. LIGHTER DAMAGE ALSO EXTENDED 
ACROSS STATE ROUTE 13.

NUMEROUS TREES...MAINLY PINES...WERE UPROOTED OR SNAPPED OFF. THERE 
WAS ALSO SOME STRUCTURAL DAMAGE...WITH ONE HOME HAVING ITS ROOF 
REMOVED AND THE SUBSEQUENT COLLAPSE OF THE GARAGE. SEVERAL OF THE 
LARGE PINE TREES LANDED ON OUTBUILDINGS AND CAR PORTS. AT LEAST ONE 
LANDED ON A HOME. 

THE DEGREE OF DAMAGE IN THIS AREA IS CONSISTENT WITH PEAK WIND GUSTS 
AROUND 90 MPH.

$$

BINAU/HATZOS
Radar Imagery:

KILN 0.5° Z -- 5:51 AM KILN 0.5° V -- 5:51 AM
TCMH 0.1° Z -- 5:51 AM TCMH 0.1° V -- 5:51 AM

These radar images show the wind signature associated with the damage near Newark.



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