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April 20, 2011
Tornado near New Holland, OH

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
623 PM EDT FRI APR 22 2011

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR NEW HOLLAND IN PICKAWAY COUNTY OHIO...

LOCATION...NEW HOLLAND IN PICKAWAY COUNTY OHIO
DATE...04/20/2011
ESTIMATED TIME...214 AM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...105 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...200 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...4.2 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...39.5476N/83.2539W 
ENDING LAT/LON...39.5565N/83.1755
* 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 NEW HOLLAND IN PICKAWAY COUNTY OHIO ON 04/20/2011.

TWO BARNS WERE DESTROYED ALONG WITH A GRAIN BIN. DEBRIS WAS DRIVEN
INTO A BUILDING AND STRAWN OUT INTO A FIELD FOR ABOUT A MILE.
A SECOND BARN WAS DESTROYED ALONG WITH A TRAILER OVERTURNED AND
MOVED SEVERAL FEET. METAL ROOFING WAS PULLED IN DIFFERENT
DIRECTIONS WHILE A CORN FIELD ALSO SAW DIFFERENT DIRECTION IN
DAMAGE. A COUPLE OF TREES AND LARGE LIMBS WERE ALSO DOWNED.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/ILN.

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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