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May 23, 2011
Tornado ESE of Edenton, OH

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
301 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2011

...TORNADO CONFIRMED 2 ESE OF EDENTON IN CLERMONT COUNTY OHIO...

LOCATION...2 ESE EDENTON IN CLERMONT COUNTY OHIO
DATE...MAY 23 2011
ESTIMATED TIME...743 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...85 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...333 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...500 YARDS
BEGINNING LAT/LON...39.215N / 84.013W
ENDING LAT/LON...39.218N / 84.012W
* 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 2 MILES ESE OF EDENTON IN CLERMONT COUNTY OHIO ON MAY 23
2011.

THE TORNADO BLEW DOWN TWO HIGH VOLTAGE TOWERS ALONG TAYLOR PIKE
ROAD AND DESTROYED A WOOD FRAMED METAL BARN. THE DEBRIS FROM THE
BARN WAS DEPOSITED 300 TO 400 FEET ACROSS A FIELD AND INTO A TREE
LINE. A COUPLE OF PIECES OF WOOD DEBRIS FROM THE FRAME OF THE BARN
WERE IMPALED INTO THE FIELD. ALSO...THERE WERE SOME SNAPPED TREES
AND BRANCHES ALONG THE TREE LINE. 

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.

$$

MJP
Radar Imagery:

KILN 0.5° Z -- 7:42 PM KILN 0.5° SRM -- 7:42 PM
TCVG 0.1° Z -- 7:43 PM TCVG 0.1° SRM -- 7:43 PM

These radar images show a small circulation associated with the front edge of a squall line moving into northeastern Clermont county.



Storm Map - Plotted Locations are Preliminary and Approximate

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