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Issued by NWS Cleveland, OH

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
820 PM EST Tue Nov 7 2017

...MULTIPLE TORNADOES CONFIRMED IN HURON COUNTY OHIO...

...TORNADO CONFIRMED SOUTH OF NORWALK IN HURON COUNTY OHIO...

Location...4 SSW Norwalk in Huron County Ohio
Date...November 5, 2017
Estimated Time...5:08 PM EST
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...90 mph
Maximum Path Width...400 yards
Path Length...3.15 miles
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 Cleveland OH has confirmed a
tornado south of Norwalk in Huron County Ohio on November 5, 2017.

The tornado appears to begin off State Route 61 between
Hasbrock Road and Peru Hollow Road about 4 miles south-southwest
of Norwalk, Ohio. Damage in this area was limited to some power
poles and trees. The tornado continued just north of east with a
large swath of damage to pine trees on Ridge Road just south of
Hasbrock Road, where the damage path briefly reached its maximum
of 400 yards. Trees damaged in this area were snapped and
uprooted in a convergent pattern. Damage continued to the
northeast through New State Road where a couple barns and sheds
suffered roof damage. The tornado proceeded near Eagle Creek Golf
Course where additional convergent tree damage and projectiles in
the ground were noted. The tornado ended around the intersection
of Old State Road and US 250 where a section of power poles were
damaged.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.gov/cle.

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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...TORNADO CONFIRMED SOUTH OF WAKEMAN IN HURON COUNTY OHIO...

Location...4 SSW Wakeman in Huron County Ohio
Date...November 5, 2017
Estimated Time...5:21 PM EST
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...90 mph
Maximum Path Width...200 yards
Path Length...1.9 miles
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 Cleveland OH has confirmed a
tornado south of Wakeman in Huron County Ohio on November 5, 2017.

A tornado formed near Wakeman Town Line Road just north of State
Route 18 about 4 miles south-southwest of Wakeman. This tornado
impacted a residence on Wakeman Town Line Road, lifting up
portions of a roof and damaging several hardwood trees. The
tornado continued east crossing Fitchville River Road with damaged
trees and power lines noted and roofing material removed from a
couple buildings and scattered over the area. This tornado then
proceeded northeast where significant roof damage occurred at a
barn on St. John Road. Debris from this roof was tossed up to
1200 yards from its origin. The upper interior of the barn showed
fracturing in the beams, however, the sides of the barn remained
overall intact. Wooden boards were lodged into the ground as
projectiles around the property, pointing from the east to the
west.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.gov/cle.

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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