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April 20, 2011
Tornado 5 miles north of St Marys, OH

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
1001 PM EDT WED APR 20 2011

...TORNADO CONFIRMED 5 MILES NORTH OF ST MARYS IN AUGLAIZE COUNTY
OHIO...

LOCATION...5 MILES NORTH OF ST MARYS IN AUGLAIZE COUNTY OHIO
APRIL 19, 2011
ESTIMATED TIME...1150 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF- SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...200 FEET
PATH LENGTH...50 YARDS
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.6122N
ENDING LAT/LON...84.3915W
* 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 5 MILES NORTH OF ST MARYS IN AUGLAIZE COUNTY OHIO ON
APRIL 19, 2011.

DAMAGE CONTINUED FROM THE STORM WHICH RESULTED IN EF1 TO EF2 DAMAGE
IN MERCER COUNTY. DAMAGE CONDUCIVE WITH EF0 LEVEL WINDS WAS
SURVEYED IN A FEW LOCATIONS IN NORTHWEST AUGLAIZE COUNTY. THE
FIRST DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED ALONG MERCER-AUGLAIZE COUNTY LINE
ROAD...IN WHICH A SMALL WOODEN BARN WAS DESTROYED. FURTHER
NORTHEST INTO AUGLAIZE COUNTY...ADDITIONAL EF0 LEVEL DAMAGE WAS
OBSERVED ALONG NOBLE ROAD...IN WHICH ROOF AND TREE DAMAGE WAS
OBSERVED. FURTHER ALONG THIS PATH...BUT NOT CONTINUOUS
...ADDITIONAL DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED NEAR THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF ST
MARYS RIVER ROAD AND EASTERLY ROAD. ABOUT A QUARTER OF THE ROOF OF
A TWO STORY HOME WAS REMOVED...AND A PONTOON BOAT AND TRAILER WAS
FLIPPED AND LANDED UPSIDE DOWN ABOUT 20 YARDS FROM ITS ORIGINAL
POSITION.

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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