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11janAll DayFletcher (Miami County, OH)

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Start Time:  10:15 pm EST

End Time: 10:21 pm EST

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds: 70 mph

Path length: 6.3 miles

Width: 175 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County: Miami

State:  Ohio

Start Lat/Lon: 40.1060 / -84.1758

End Lat/Lon: 40.1585 / -84.0774


A National Weather Service damage survey in collaboration with Miami County Emergency Management Agency confirmed a weak tornado touched down initially on the north side of East Peterson Road, about 4 miles southwest of Fletcher.  The tornado moved across rural areas of Miami County, crossing North Union Shelby Road, across the Big Woods Reserve, and then across the far southeast portions of the town of Fletcher. The tornado lifted about 2 miles northeast of Fletcher in an open field after removing portion of barn roof on Snyder Road.

Damage consisted mainly of broken and snapped off trees, and roof damage to barns and outbuildings.  Snapped electrical poles were assessed on the east side of Fletcher. Residential structures were impacted either with shingle and soffit removal, or with trees having fallen on them.


Sources:

Public Information Statement

NWS Wilmington, OH Summary


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