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May 25-26, 2011
Tornado W of Bloomingburg, OH

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
1028 AM EDT THU MAY 26 2011

...TORNADO CONFIRMED 3 MILES WEST OF BLOOMINGBURG IN FAYETTE
COUNTY OHIO...

LOCATION...3 MILES WEST OF BLOOMINGBURG IN FAYETTE COUNTY OHIO
DATE...MAY 26 2011 
ESTIMATED TIME...125 AM EDT 
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0 
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 MPH 
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...75 YARDS 
PATH LENGTH...1/2 MILE 
BEGINNING LAT/LON...39.6099N/83.4475W 
ENDING LAT/LON...39.6156N/83.4432W
* 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 3 MILES WEST OF BLOOMINGBURG IN FAYETTE COUNTY OHIO ON
MAY 26 2011.

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DAMAGE SURVEY CONFIRMED AN EF0 TORNADO
TOUCHED DOWN 3 MILES WEST OF BLOOMINGBURG. THE DAMAGE BEGAN AT
5286 LEWIS ROAD WHERE ONE BARN WAS DAMAGED AND ONE BARN DESTROYED.
DEBRIS FROM BOTH BARNS WAS CARRIED TO THE NORTH NORTHWEST. THE
PATH EXTENDED TO 5808 LEWIS ROAD WHERE ANOTHER BARN WAS DAMAGED.
DEBRIS HERE WAS ALSO PULLED NORTH NORTHWEST. THE DEBRIS WAS
LIFTED A CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT.

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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