Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, OH

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Wilmington OH
1216 PM EST Thu Mar 2 2017

...NWS Meteorologists Determine that a Tornado caused damage near
Leesburg in Highland County OH...

The National Weather Service office in Wilmington OH is currently
conducting a storm survey for the area south of Leesburg in
Highland County Ohio. The survey is in relation to the severe
thunderstorms that moved through the area on March 1 2017.

Meteorologists at the damage survey site have determined that the
damage was caused by a tornado. Strength, path and duration of the
tornado have yet to be determined.

A final assessment including results of the survey are expected
to be completed and transmitted via a Public Information Statement
by 6 pm.

It will also be available on our website at weather.gov/iln.

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