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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
National Weather Service PITTSBURGH PA
542 PM EDT Sun May 26 2019

...NWS CONFIRMS AN EF1 TORNADO IN CARROLLTON OHIO...

Start Location...Carrollton in Carroll County Ohio
End Location...Carrollton in Carroll County Ohio
Date...May 25th 2019
Estimated Time...542 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...90-95 mph
Maximum Path Width...50 yards
Path Length...one mile
Beginning Lat/Lon...40.581N/-81.095W
Ending Lat/Lon...40.578N/-81.080W
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

...Summary... The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has
confirmed an EF1 tornado in the city of Carrollton on Saturday
afternoon May 25th.

The tornado touched down in a wooded area off of Crest Street then
lifted briefly across Canton Road NW before tearing the top of a
large hardwood tree behind the McDonald`s. The worst of the damage
was an overturned single wide mobile home. There were shingles off
several other mobile homes within the mobile home park. A metal shed
was also destroyed. Intermittent touchdowns continued causing minor
damage and shingles off the roofs of a few homes along N Lisbon
Street. Numerous hardwood trees behind the aforementioned street
were snapped mid way up in a ravine.

This is the 8th documented tornado in Carroll county since 1950
and the first since July 23rd 2013 when an EF0 was confirmed in
the northeastern part of the county.

Many thanks to the Carroll County Emergency Management Agency for
their assistance this afternoon.

EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0...Weak......65 to 85 mph
EF1...Weak......86 to 110 mph
EF2...Strong....111 to 135 mph
EF3...Strong....136 to 165 mph
EF4...Violent...166 to 200 mph
EF5...Violent...>200 mph

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

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