Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wilmington, OH

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
708 PM EDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...BRIEF AND WEAK TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR NEAR JOHNSTOWN, OHIO IN
LICKING COUNTY OHIO ON AUGUST 12TH 2014...

LOCATION...NEAR JOHNSTOWN IN LICKING COUNTY OHIO
DATE...AUGUST 12 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...1115 AM EDT
MAXIMUM EF- SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...45 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...20 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...ESTIMATED 150 YARDS
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.1753N -82.6321W
ENDING LAT/LON...40.1757N -82.6304W
* 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 NEAR JOHNSTOWN, OHIO IN LICKING COUNTY OHIO ON AUGUST
12 2014.

VIDEO TAKEN BY THE PUBLIC AT APPROXIMATELY 1115 AM EDT LOOKING
SOUTHEAST FROM JOHNSTOWN-UTICA ROAD NW /U.S. HIGHWAY 62/ CONFIRMS
A VERY BRIEF AND WEAK TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN AN OPEN AREA BETWEEN
HOMES ON JOHNSTOWN-UTICA ROAD NW AND ADJACENT DUTCH LANE
NW...NORTHEAST OF JOHNSTOWN.

PER THE VIDEO...THE TORNADO IS ONLY ON THE GROUND FOR A FEW
SECONDS WHERE A BRIEF CONDENSATION FUNNEL...AND SOME MINOR
DEBRIS /DUST/ IS SEEN. THE ONLY REPORTED DAMAGE WAS TO
LAWN FURNITURE...AND A DAMAGED GUTTER TO A HOME. THE TORNADO MOVED
INTO A TREE LINE AND RAPIDLY DISSIPATED...WITH NO APPRECIABLE TREE DAMAGE
OBSERVED.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/ILN.

$$

BINAU




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