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NOUS41 KCLE 182019

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
356 PM EDT Mon Oct 18 2021

...NWS Damage Survey for October 16, 2021 Tornado Event northeast
of Clyde in Sandusky County Ohio...

.Vickery Tornado...

Rating:                 EF0
Estimated Peak Wind:    85 mph
Path Length /statute/:  3.8309 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             10/15/2021
Start Time:             03:42 PM EDT
Start Location:         6 NNE Clyde / Sandusky County / OH
Start Lat/Lon:          41.3896 / -82.936

End Date:               10/15/2021
End Time:               03:49 PM EDT
End Location:           3 WSW Castalia / Sandusky County / OH
End Lat/Lon:            41.3985 / -82.8632

Survey Summary:
This weak tornado started just about 300 feet west of N Vickery
Road and 1200 feet north of Whitmore Road. This tornado moved
generally from west southwest to east northeast. The field west
of the Vickery Road revealed a path showing track with spirals.
The tornado damaged a home with shingles and parts of plywood
blown off, wooden deck moved several feet, detached garage moved
from foundation, and several trees uprooted on Vickery Road.
Debris was scattered about 1200 feet east northeast of the
damaged home into the open field. Additional storm damage
occurred with several large tree limbs down and minor damage to
gutter and tv antenna on Pickle Street. Finally, emergency
management drone footage revealed spirals in corn field and
downed trees along CR 249. Time estimated by radar was confirmed
by homeowner on Vickery Road.


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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