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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Wilmington OH
1231 PM EDT THU JUN 23 2016

...Tornado Confirmed Near 3.5 Miles East of Washington Court
House in Fayette County Ohio...

Location...3.5 Miles West of Washington Court House in Fayette
County Ohio
Estimated Time...03:25 AM EDT
Preliminary EF- Scale Rating...High end EF0, but survey still
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...At least 80 MPH, but
survey still ongoing.
* 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.

The National Weather Service in Wilmington OH has confirmed a
tornado 3.5 Miles East of Washington Court House in Fayette
County Ohio on 06/23/2016.

3 homes along the 3700 Block of U.S. Route 22 sustained structural
damage, with one of the homes having significant roof damage. This
damage combined with tree damage and evidence of rotation within
debris confirm a tornado of at least EF0 strength in this area.

The damage survey in Fayette County is ongoing, with final survey
information available later this afternoon.

This information can also be found on our website at

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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