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18mayAll DayLilly Chapel (Madison County, OH)

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Start Time: 4:49 pm EDT

End Time:  4:53 pm EDT

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds:  85 mph

Path length: 1.9 miles

Width: 85 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

County:  Madison

State:  Ohio

Start Lat/Lon: 39.8674 / -83.2909

End Lat/Lon:  39.8927 / -83.2760


The tornado is believed to have first touched down in a field south of State Route 665 / London-Lockbourne Road. Video shows the tornado crossing State Route 665 / London-Lockbourne Road, and then moving northeast into the Lilly Chapel area. The tornado produced damage along Lilly Chapel-Georgesville Road. One barn was destroyed, and metal from the roof was thrown across the road into neighbors’ yards. Tree damage was also observed along Lilly Chapel-Georgesville Road. The tornado then quickly lifted in a field as no damage was observed along Gerich Lilly Road. Based on the damage, this tornado is rated as EF0 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, with maximum winds of 85 MPH.

The National Weather Service greatly appreciates the support and assistance from Madison County Emergency Management, and also information from eyewitnesses, with these findings.


Sources:

Local Storm Report


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