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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
134 PM EST SUN JAN 12 2020

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 1/11/20 TORNADO EVENT IN MIAMI COUNTY...

.TROY...
A WEAK TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ON THE SOUTHWEST EDGE OF THE CITY OF 
TROY. IT CROSSED THE CITY CENTER AND THE GREAT MIAMI RIVER BEFORE
LIFTING ON THE NORTHEAST EDGE OF THE CITY.

A PRELIMINARY DESIGNATION OF EF0 IS BEING ASSIGNED TO THIS
TORNADO, WHICH WAS ON THE GROUND FOR APPROXIMATELY 3 MILES.

.FLETCHER...
NORTH OF THE LAST KNOWN DAMAGE ON THE EAST SIDE OF TROY, ANOTHER 
DISTINCT WEAK EF0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN. SPORADIC DAMAGE WAS NOTED
IN A NORTHEAST DIRECTION FROM HERE, CROSSING THE SOUTH SIDE OF 
FLETCHER, AND ENDING NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF BURR OAK-NEW HOPE 
ROAD AND SNYDER ROAD. 

...SUMMARY...
SPECIFIC WIND SPEEDS, PATH LENGTHS, WIDTH, AND TIMING WILL BE 
ASCERTAINED WHEN THE TEAM CONDUCTING THE SURVEY RETURNS AND HAS 
TIME TO REVIEW THEIR FINDINGS AND ORGANIZE THEIR CONCLUSIONS.
THESE TORNADOS OCCURRED BETWEEN 10:00 AND 10:30 SATURDAY EVENING.

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 EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

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