Sources: Local Storm Report
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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
Start Time: 4:49 pm EDT
End Time: 4:53 pm EDT
Estimated Peak Winds: 85 mph
Path length: 1.9 miles
Width: 85 yards
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.
BREAKING: Tornado this evening near London, Ohio
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