Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, OH

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Public Information Statement...Corrected
National Weather Service Wilmington OH
1026 AM EDT Fri May 26 2017


Location...Park Layne in Clark County Ohio into Southeast Miami
County Ohio
Date...May 24 2017
Estimated Start Time...9:16 PM EDT
Estimated End Time...9:32 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...100 MPH
Maximum Path Width...300 yards
Path Length...3.8 Miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...39.886529N / 84.046820W
Ending lat/Lon...39.934992N / 84.083731W
* 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 touched down the evening of May 24 2017, near Park Layne in
Clark County Ohio. The tornado then continued into southeast Miami
County before ending along State Route 201 north of Studebaker Road.

The tornado first touched down on the western side of Park Layne
where damage occurred to some commercial buildings and trees.
Damage here was consistent with maximum winds of 100 MPH (EF1
damage). Additional tree and minor roof damage occurred to the
northwest along Bellefontaine Road. Sporadic damage to mainly trees
was then observed farther to the northwest, ending along State Route
201 north of Studebaker Road. Damage here was consistent with an EF0

This statement was corrected to change the coordinates where the
tornado first touched down. Intensity and timing of the event are
unchanged from the previous issuance.

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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