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07aprAll DayMedina (Lorain/Medina Counties, OH)

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Start Time: 11:30 pm EDT 

End Time: 11:40 pm EDT 

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds:  100 mph

Path length:  11.48 miles

Width:  100 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County:  Medina, Lorain

State:  Ohio

Start Lat/Lon: 41.2387 / -82.0136

End Lat/Lon: 41.1249 / -81.8535


An EF-1 tornado with maximum winds of 100 mph, a maximum width of 100 yards, and path length of 11.48 miles touched down several miles southeast of Grafton in Lorain County at 11:30 PM EDT. A barn was destroyed at around 11:31 PM EDT in Grafton Township. The tornado path then became intermittent along the Lorain and Medina County line where damage consistent of an EF-0 was found. The tornado finally continued southeast into the city of Medina where both EF-0 and EF-1 damage were found. Extensive damage to trees and power lines was found in the city of Medina. The tornado lifted just south of the city of Medina at 11:40 PM EDT


Sources:

Public Information Statement

NWS Cleveland Summary

Damage Assessment Toolkit


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