447 
NOUS41 KCLE 051558
PNSCLE
OHZ033-052000-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
1158 AM EDT MON SEP 5 2022

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 9/4/2022 TORNADO EVENT...

.BOARDMAN TORNADO...

START LOCATION...1 SE BOARDMAN IN MAHONING COUNTY OH
END LOCATION...1 SE BOARDMAN IN MAHONING COUNTY OH
DATE...09/04/2022
ESTIMATED TIME...05:44 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...15.0 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...0.0722 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...41.021 / -80.6559
ENDING LAT/LON...41.022 / -80.6555
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

...SUMMARY...
A BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST EAST OF SOUTHERN PARK MALL IN
BOARDMAN, OHIO ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2022, BASED ON VIDEO 
EVIDENCE OF A VISIBLE FUNNEL TAKEN FROM THE MALL AND AERIAL DRONE 
IMAGERY OF THE STORM DAMAGE. 

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR YORK AVENUE JUST EAST OF CALIFORNIA
AVENUE, WHERE A TELEPHONE POLE WAS SLIGHTLY BENT OVER TO THE
NORTH. THE TORNADO HIT A SMALL STRIP MALL BUILDING, RIPPING AN
AWNING OFF THE FRONT OF THE BUILDING AND SMALL PORTION OF THE
ROOF FROM THE BUILDING. THE TORNADO MOVED NORTH, CAUSING MINOR
TREE LIMB DAMAGE AND BLOWING A SMALL WOODEN FENCE DOWN BEFORE
QUICKLY LIFTING. THE TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR APPROXIMATELY
125 YARDS AND LASTED LESS THAN ONE MINUTE.

SPECIAL THANKS TO A LOCAL SKYWARN SPOTTER FOR PROVIDING AERIAL 
IMAGERY OF THE TORNADO DAMAGE. 

&&

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

NOTE:
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

$$

GREENAWALT

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