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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Wilmington OH
502 PM EDT WED AUG 17 2016

...Tornado Confirmed Near Sardinia in Brown County Ohio...

Location...Sardinia in Brown County Ohio
Date...August 17th 2016
Estimated Time...1116 AM
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...75 MPH
Maximum Path Width...100 YARDS
Path Length...1.0 MILE
Beginning Lat/Lon...39.0068N / -83.8128W
Ending lat/Lon...39.0105N / -83.7957W
* 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 Sardinia in Brown County Ohio on August 17th 2016.

A weak tornado touched down on the west side of Sardinia near Highway
24B /Tri County Hwy/ and moved northeast through the town ending
on the northeast side of town near Highway 32 /Appalachian Highway/.

Damage was consistent with than of an EF0 tornado...with minor
structural damage to sheds and porches...and trees snapped off.

It is estimated the tornado was on the ground for one to two minutes.

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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BINAU/SHOBE2/HATZOS


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