Path length: 10 miles
Width: 270 yards
County: Hamilton, Warren
9 tornadoes were confirmed on April 9, 1999. Most were in Indiana and Ohio but there was an F1 in Spotsylvania County, VA. The strongest tornado for the day is the subject of this summary. It was an F4 that traveled 10 miles through parts of Hamilton and Warren Counties in OH. There were 65 injuries and 4 fatalities reported.
Radar and Damage Photos Via the NWS Wilmington, OH
We gathered information for this event from the SPC & NCDC Databases, the April 1999 Storm Data Publication and a Summary from the NWS Wilmington and found the following differences:
- SPC lists a width of 270 yards.
- The NCDC entry for Hamilton County has a width of 440 yards.
- A summary from NWS Wilmington mentions, “the width of this storm varied from as little as 400 feet to nearly a mile.”
- SPC/NCDC has 10 mile path.
- NWS Wilmington summary mentions 6-7 mile path.
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