Tornadoes Confirmed in Southern Ohio and Extreme Eastern Indiana from March 2nd Outbreak (3/3/2012)


At least 4 tornadoes were confirmed in southern Ohio and extreme eastern Indiana. Keep in mind that these are preliminary and will be subject to change.Here are the information statements from the NWS office in Wilmington, Ohio.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH 730 PM EST SAT MAR 3 2012

…TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR OTWAY IN SCIOTO COUNTY OHIO…

LOCATION: OTWAY IN SCIOTO COUNTY OHIO
DATE. 03/02/2012
ESTIMATED TIME: 546 PM EST
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED: 75 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH: 100 YARDS
PATH LENGTH: 2 MILES BEGINNING LAT/LON: 38.8455N / -83.2138W
ENDING LAT/LON: 38.8663N / -83.1870W
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.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON OH HAS CONFIRMED A TORNADO NEAR OTWAY IN SCIOTO COUNTY OHIO ON 03/02/2012. FIRE STATION HEAVILY DAMAGED, 2 HOUSES DAMAGED.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH 725 PM EST SAT MAR 3 2012

…TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR 2 MI NE WEST UNION IN ADAMS COUNTY OHIO…

LOCATION: 2 MI NE WEST UNION IN ADAMS COUNTY OHIO
DATE: 03/02/2012
ESTIMATED TIME: 533 PM EST
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING: EF2
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED: 125 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH: 0.25 MILES
PATH LENGTH: 11 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON: 38.8110N / -83.5182W
ENDING LAT/LON: 38.8417N -83.3163W
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 3

* 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 2NE WEST UNION IN ADAMS COUNTY OHIO ON 03/02/2012.

TORNADO TRACK WAS ABOUT 11 MILES WITH TORANDO RANGING IN STRENGTH FROM EF0 TO EF2. AT LEAST 5 MOBILE HOMES DESTROYED…2 HOMES DAMAGED… 1 BRICK HOME DAMAGED…A DOZEN CATTLE KILLED AND MAJOR POWER TRANSMISSION POLES KNOCKED OVER.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH 711 PM EST SAT MAR 3 2012

…TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR 2 MI SW WEST UNION IN ADAMS COUNTY OHIO…

LOCATION: 2 MI SW WEST UNION IN ADAMS COUNTY OHIO
DATE: 03/02/2012
ESTIMATED TIME: 530 PM EST
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING: EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED: 75 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH: 25 YARDS
PATH LENGTH: 50 YARDS BEGINNING LAT/LON: 38.7796N / -83.5716W
ENDING LAT/LON: 38.7800N / -83.5689W
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 2 SW WEST UNION IN ADAMS COUNTY OHIO ON 03/02/2012.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH 542 PM EST SAT MAR 3 2012

…TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR HOLTON IN RIPLEY COUNTY INDIANA…

LOCATION: HOLTON IN RIPLEY COUNTY INDIANA
DATE: 3/2/2012
ESTIMATED TIME: 4:00 PM EST
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING: EF3
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED: 145 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH: 350 YARDS
PATH LENGTH: 10-11 MILES BEGINNING LAT/LON: 39.0827/-85.3497
ENDING LAT/LON: 39.1126/-85.2570
FATALITIES: 2
INJURIES: N/A

* 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 HOLTON IN RIPLEY COUNTY INDIANA ON 3/2/2012.

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