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

...Tornado Confirmed 3 Miles Southwest of Wilmington in Clinton
County Ohio...

Location...3 Miles Southwest of Wilmington in Clinton County Ohio
Date...06/23/2016
Estimated Time...3:19 AM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...Preliminary high end EF0, but survey is
still ongoing.
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...at least 80 MPH Maximum
Path Width...Still being determined
Path Length...Still being determined
* 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 Southwest of Wilmington in Clinton County Ohio on
06/23/2016.

Widespread damage across western and central Clinton County is
still being surveyed at this time. Damage was due to a combination
of very strong thunderstorm winds, with some areas also showing
indications of tornado damage.

Damage extends from the far west central border of Clinton County,
with this damage initially appearing to be caused by straight line
winds. Further east into the county along McGuinn Road, between
Route 730 and U.S. 68, there was evidence of damage caused by a
tornado. Substantial damage was sustained to a house and garage
along McGuinn Road.

With the damage survey still ongoing, the exact start and end
point of the tornado path are still being determined. Complicating
the survey is the significant and widespread straight line wind
damage also through the same area.

An additional report with more detail will be issued late this
afternoon or early evening.

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.

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