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Statement as of 1:43 PM EDT on May 26, 2017

Expires 7:15 PM EDT on May 26, 2017


... Tornado confirmed near 4 NNE Harveysburg in Warren County
Ohio...

Location... 4 NNE Harveysburg in Warren County Ohio
date... may 24 2017
estimated start time... 7:55 PM EDT
estimated end time... 7:55 PM EDT
maximum ef-scale rating... EF0
estimated maximum wind speed... 50 mph
maximum path width... 25 yards
path length... .0.25 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 39.5527n / 83.9794w
ending lat/Lon... 39.5552n/ 83.9822 W
* 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 4 NNE Harveysburg in Warren County Ohio on may
24 2017.

Based on radar data, video evidence and eyewitness reports, the
tornado appeared to briefly touch down in a farm field about 4
miles NNE of Harveysburg in extreme northeast Warren County.
No damage was observed so the maximum winds were estimated to be
50 mph, equivalent to a weak EF0 tornado.

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.


143 PM EDT Fri may 26 2017

... Tornado confirmed near 4 NNE Harveysburg in Warren County
Ohio...

Location... 4 NNE Harveysburg in Warren County Ohio
date... may 24 2017
estimated start time... 7:55 PM EDT
estimated end time... 7:55 PM EDT
maximum ef-scale rating... EF0
estimated maximum wind speed... 50 mph
maximum path width... 25 yards
path length... .0.25 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 39.5527n / 83.9794w
ending lat/Lon... 39.5552n/ 83.9822 W
* 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 4 NNE Harveysburg in Warren County Ohio on may
24 2017.

Based on radar data, video evidence and eyewitness reports, the
tornado appeared to briefly touch down in a farm field about 4
miles NNE of Harveysburg in extreme northeast Warren County.
No damage was observed so the maximum winds were estimated to be
50 mph, equivalent to a weak EF0 tornado.

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.



119 PM EDT Fri may 26 2017

... Tornado confirmed near 3 WSW Octa in Fayette County Ohio...

Location... 3 WSW Octa in Fayette County Ohio
date... may 24 2017
estimated start time... 8:27 PM
estimated end time... 8:36 PM
maximum ef-scale rating... EF0
estimated maximum wind speed... 50 mph
maximum path width... 25 yards
path length... 3.0 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 39.5824n / 83.6584w
ending lat/Lon... 39.6173n / 83.6901w
* 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 3 WSW Octa in Fayette County Ohio on may 24 2017.

Based on radar data, video evidence and eyewitness reports, the
tornado appeared to first touch down about 3 miles WSW of Octa in
extreme western Fayette County. The tornado then moved northwest
into far eastern Greene County, appearing to make occasional
contact with the ground, before dissipating about 4 miles
southeast of Jamestown.

As the tornado moved through primarily empty farm fields, there
was little in the way of damage found. Therefore, maximum winds
were estimated to be 50 mph, equivalent to a weak EF0 tornado.

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.


119 PM EDT Fri may 26 2017

... Tornado confirmed near 3 WSW Octa in Fayette County Ohio...

Location... 3 WSW Octa in Fayette County Ohio
date... may 24 2017
estimated start time... 8:27 PM
estimated end time... 8:36 PM
maximum ef-scale rating... EF0
estimated maximum wind speed... 50 mph
maximum path width... 25 yards
path length... 3.0 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 39.5824n / 83.6584w
ending lat/Lon... 39.6173n / 83.6901w
* 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 3 WSW Octa in Fayette County Ohio on may 24 2017.

Based on radar data, video evidence and eyewitness reports, the
tornado appeared to first touch down about 3 miles WSW of Octa in
extreme western Fayette County. The tornado then moved northwest
into far eastern Greene County, appearing to make occasional
contact with the ground, before dissipating about 4 miles
southeast of Jamestown.

As the tornado moved through primarily empty farm fields, there
was little in the way of damage found. Therefore, maximum winds
were estimated to be 50 mph, equivalent to a weak EF0 tornado.

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.



1235 PM EDT Fri may 26 2017

... Tornado confirmed from near Fairborn in Greene County Ohio
to near Medway in Clark County Ohio...

Location... Fairborn in Greene County Ohio to near Medway
in Clark County Ohio
date... 05/24/2017
estimated start time... 09:07 PM EDT
estimated end time... 09:16 PM EDT
maximum ef-scale rating... EF0
estimated maximum wind speed... 75 mph
maximum path width... 90 yards
path length... 2.5 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 39.8330n/84.0227w
ending lat/Lon... 39.8638n/84.0497w
* 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 from near Fairborn in Greene County Ohio to near Medway
in Clark County Ohio on 05/24/2017.

Based on additional photos and radar evidence, the beginning Point
of this tornado has been adjusted farther to the southeast toward
Fairborn in Greene County Ohio. Some minor tree damage occurred in
Fairborn park, just northwest of Fairborn and then some additional
minor tree damage was found along Osborn Road in extreme northwest
Greene County.

Tornado damage was also found along Lower Valley Pike near Princeton
drive, just southwest of the Interstate 70 and Route 235
interchange. The tornado then continued in a north-northwest path
along and either side of Princeton drive. Several manufactured
homes sustained roof and siding damage, along with carports and
awnings destroyed. Several large trees were damaged, either
uprooted or with large branches snapped off. Two large trees fell
on and destroyed 2 homes on Cordova drive.

Several homes along Wellington Avenue had mud splattered on the
north or east side of the homes, showing evidence of rotation.

The damage quickly lessened in strength further to the northwest
with minimal damage along Jason drive and no evidence of damage by
Amy Dee Lane.

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.


Jdr

1235 PM EDT Fri may 26 2017

... Tornado confirmed from near Fairborn in Greene County Ohio
to near Medway in Clark County Ohio...

Location... Fairborn in Greene County Ohio to near Medway
in Clark County Ohio
date... 05/24/2017
estimated start time... 09:07 PM EDT
estimated end time... 09:16 PM EDT
maximum ef-scale rating... EF0
estimated maximum wind speed... 75 mph
maximum path width... 90 yards
path length... 2.5 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 39.8330n/84.0227w
ending lat/Lon... 39.8638n/84.0497w
* 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 from near Fairborn in Greene County Ohio to near Medway
in Clark County Ohio on 05/24/2017.

Based on additional photos and radar evidence, the beginning Point
of this tornado has been adjusted farther to the southeast toward
Fairborn in Greene County Ohio. Some minor tree damage occurred in
Fairborn park, just northwest of Fairborn and then some additional
minor tree damage was found along Osborn Road in extreme northwest
Greene County.

Tornado damage was also found along Lower Valley Pike near Princeton
drive, just southwest of the Interstate 70 and Route 235
interchange. The tornado then continued in a north-northwest path
along and either side of Princeton drive. Several manufactured
homes sustained roof and siding damage, along with carports and
awnings destroyed. Several large trees were damaged, either
uprooted or with large branches snapped off. Two large trees fell
on and destroyed 2 homes on Cordova drive.

Several homes along Wellington Avenue had mud splattered on the
north or east side of the homes, showing evidence of rotation.

The damage quickly lessened in strength further to the northwest
with minimal damage along Jason drive and no evidence of damage by
Amy Dee Lane.

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.


Jdr


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