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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
412 PM EDT MON AUG 6 2012

...TORNADO CONFIRMED IN TRUMBULL COUNTY OHIO...

LOCATION...GIRARD OHIO ACROSS LIBERTY TOWNSHIP OHIO
DATE...AUGUST 5 2012
ESTIMATED TIME...235 PM TO 245 PM
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED WIND SPEED...60-70 MPH
MAX PATH WIDTH...25 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...3 MILES
FATALITIES...0
INJURIES...0

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT
TO CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN 
NWS STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
AN EF0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN GIRARD OHIO. MAXIMUM WINDS WERE 
ESTIMATED BETWEEN 60 AND 70 MPH. THE STORM TRACKED EAST NORTHEAST AT 
APPROXIMATELY 25 MPH. THE TORNADO WAS IN CONTACT WITH THE GROUND 
INTERMITTENTLY DURING ITS 3 MILE PATH LENGTH FROM GIRARD ACROSS 
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP. THE DAMAGE PATH WAS GENERALLY 25 YARDS IN WIDTH. 
MOST OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED TO TREES. TREES WERE SNAPPED AND 
UPROOTED. AT LEAST 4 CARS WERE DAMAGED BY FALLING TREES. BRANCHES 
WERE DOWNED. MINOR DAMAGE WAS ALSO OBSERVED TO ROOF TOPS... 
CHIMNEYS...SIGNS AND OUT BUILDINGS.  

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