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NOUS41 KPBZ 242249
PNSPBZ
MDZ001-OHZ039>041-048>050-057>059-068-069-PAZ007>009-013>016-
020>023-029-031-073>076-WVZ001>004-012-021>023-041-250300-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
649 PM EDT WED JUL 24 2013

...TORNADO AND DOWNBURST CONFIRMED ON JULY 23 2013...

...CARROLL AND COLUMBIANA TORNADO...
LOCATION...2 MILES NNE NORRISTOWN TO 1 MILE E FIVE FORKS
DATE...23 JULY 2013 
ESTIMATED TIME...522 TO 528 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...75 MPH 
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...75 YARDS 
PATH LENGTH...3.2 MILES 
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.694N / 80.943W 
ENDING LAT/LON...40.663N /80.899W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

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

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH PA HAS CONFIRMED AN EF-0
TORNADO THAT BEGAN IN CARROLL COUNTY OHIO AND ENDED IN COLUMBIANA
COUNTY IN EASTERN OHIO.

DAMAGE THROUGHOUT THE PATH OF THE TORNADO WAS CONFINED PRIMARILY TO
SNAPPED OR UPROOTED HARDWOOD AND SOFTWOOD TREES. THE DAMAGE PATH
BEGAN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF APOLLO AND MERLINE ROADS...WHERE
THE METAL ROOF OF A GRAIN SILO WAS REMOVED AND AN OPEN SMALL BARN
WAS UNROOFED. THE METAL ROOF OF THE BARN WAS TRANSPORTED 50 YARDS
TOWARD THE SOUTHWEST...COUNTER TO THE STORM MOTION.

TREE DAMAGE WAS DISCOVERED AT A RESIDENCE ALONG MARIGOLD ROAD. AT
THIS LOCATION...A TRAMPOLINE WAS WRAPPED AROUND A POWER POLE...
AND A METAL TELEVISION ANTENNA HAD BEEN REMOVED BY THE WIND AND
COULD NOT BE FOUND.

ALONG NATURE ROAD...A CONCENTRATED CLUSTER OF UPROOTED AND SNAPPED
TREES WAS OBSERVED. THIS PATH CONTINUED TO A LINE OF TREES ALONG
LEWIS ROAD...WHERE DAMAGE BECAME VERY SPARSE.

OUTSIDE OF THE CONVERGENT DAMAGE PATH...A ONE-MILE WIDE SWATH OF
WIDESPREAD TREE DAMAGE WAS NOTED...AND SLATE SHINGLES OF TWO BARNS
WERE REMOVED AND IMPALED INTO THE GROUND. THIS DAMAGE LIKELY WAS
THE RESULT OF STRAIGHT-LINE REAR-FLANK DOWNDRAFT WIND NOT
DIRECTLY THE RESULT OF THE TORNADO. THIS SWATH EXHIBITED A MORE
DIVERGENT DEBRIS PATTERN.

DAMAGE WAS CONSISTENT WITH MAXIMUM WIND GUSTS OF 70 TO 75 MPH.
THIS TORNADO WAS RATED EF-0 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

APPRECIATION IS EXTENDED TO THE CARROLL COUNTY EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT AGENCY AND THE PUBLIC FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE WITH THIS
DAMAGE SURVEY.



...COLUMBIANA COUNTY DOWNBURST...
LOCATION...1 MILE NNE EAST LIVERPOOL OHIO
DATE...23 JULY 2013 
ESTIMATED TIME...518 TO 520 PM EDT
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 TO 90 MPH 
DOWNBURST LAT/LON CENTER...40.644N / 80.561W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...2

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

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH PA HAS CONFIRMED A
DOWNBURST IN THE VICINITY OF EAST LIVERPOOL OHIO ON 23 JULY 2013.

DIVERGENT DAMAGE TO TREES WAS OBSERVED IN THOMPSON PARK...LIKELY
THE CENTER OF THE DOWNBURST. WIDESPREAD SNAPPED OR UPROOTED TREES
WERE SEEN THROUGHOUT THE AREA...SOME FALLING ON HOUSES. THE MOST
CONCENTRATED TREE DAMAGE WAS NOTED ALONG CHEVAL AVE AND DEWEY AVE
EXTENSION.

THE DEBRIS PATTERN FANNED OUT DOWNHILL TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE
DIRECTION OF STORM MOTION. THE DAMAGE WAS CONSISTENT WITH MAXIMUM
WIND GUSTS OF 80 TO 90 MPH. ALTHOUGH THE DAMAGE WAS CAUSED BY
STRAIGHT-LINE WIND...THE WIND COMPARABLY STRONG TO SOME WEAK
TORNADOES.

TWO INJURIES WERE REPORTED. ONE INJURY OCCURRED WHEN A TREE FELL
ON A VEHICLE. A SECOND OCCURRED AS A DRIVER STRUCK A FALLEN TREE.

APPRECIATION IS EXTENDED TO THE COLUMBIANA COUNTY EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT AGENCY...THE EAST LIVERPOOL FIRE DEPARTMENT AND THE
PUBLIC FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE WITH THIS DAMAGE SURVEY.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/PITTSBURGH.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES WIND DAMAGE
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

KRAMAR/GANGAT/KUSNIAR



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NOUS41 KPBZ 242251 CCA
PNSPBZ
MDZ001-OHZ039>041-048>050-057>059-068-069-PAZ007>009-013>016-
020>023-029-031-073>076-WVZ001>004-012-021>023-041-251000-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
649 PM EDT WED JUL 24 2013

...TORNADO AND DOWNBURST CONFIRMED ON JULY 23 2013...

...CARROLL AND COLUMBIANA TORNADO...
LOCATION...2 MILES NNE NORRISTOWN TO 1 MILE E FIVE FORKS
DATE...23 JULY 2013 
ESTIMATED TIME...522 TO 528 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...75 MPH 
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...75 YARDS 
PATH LENGTH...3.2 MILES 
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.694N / 80.943W 
ENDING LAT/LON...40.663N /80.899W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

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

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH PA HAS CONFIRMED AN EF-0
TORNADO THAT BEGAN IN CARROLL COUNTY OHIO AND ENDED IN COLUMBIANA
COUNTY IN EASTERN OHIO.

DAMAGE THROUGHOUT THE PATH OF THE TORNADO WAS CONFINED PRIMARILY TO
SNAPPED OR UPROOTED HARDWOOD AND SOFTWOOD TREES. THE DAMAGE PATH
BEGAN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF APOLLO AND MERLINE ROADS...WHERE
THE METAL ROOF OF A GRAIN SILO WAS REMOVED AND AN OPEN SMALL BARN
WAS UNROOFED. THE METAL ROOF OF THE BARN WAS TRANSPORTED 50 YARDS
TOWARD THE SOUTHWEST...COUNTER TO THE STORM MOTION.

TREE DAMAGE WAS DISCOVERED AT A RESIDENCE ALONG MARIGOLD ROAD. AT
THIS LOCATION...A TRAMPOLINE WAS WRAPPED AROUND A POWER POLE...
AND A METAL TELEVISION ANTENNA HAD BEEN REMOVED BY THE WIND AND
COULD NOT BE FOUND.

ALONG NATURE ROAD...A CONCENTRATED CLUSTER OF UPROOTED AND SNAPPED
TREES WAS OBSERVED. THIS PATH CONTINUED TO A LINE OF TREES ALONG
LEWIS ROAD...WHERE DAMAGE BECAME VERY SPARSE.

OUTSIDE OF THE CONVERGENT DAMAGE PATH...A ONE-MILE WIDE SWATH OF
WIDESPREAD TREE DAMAGE WAS NOTED...AND SLATE SHINGLES OF TWO BARNS
WERE REMOVED AND IMPALED INTO THE GROUND. THIS DAMAGE LIKELY WAS
THE RESULT OF STRAIGHT-LINE REAR-FLANK DOWNDRAFT WIND NOT
DIRECTLY THE RESULT OF THE TORNADO. THIS SWATH EXHIBITED A MORE
DIVERGENT DEBRIS PATTERN.

DAMAGE WAS CONSISTENT WITH MAXIMUM WIND GUSTS OF 70 TO 75 MPH.
THIS TORNADO WAS RATED EF-0 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.

APPRECIATION IS EXTENDED TO THE CARROLL COUNTY EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT AGENCY AND THE PUBLIC FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE WITH THIS
DAMAGE SURVEY.



...COLUMBIANA COUNTY DOWNBURST...
LOCATION...1 MILE NNE EAST LIVERPOOL OHIO
DATE...23 JULY 2013 
ESTIMATED TIME...518 TO 520 PM EDT
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 TO 90 MPH 
DOWNBURST LAT/LON CENTER...40.644N / 80.561W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...2

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

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH PA HAS CONFIRMED A
DOWNBURST IN THE VICINITY OF EAST LIVERPOOL OHIO ON 23 JULY 2013.

DIVERGENT DAMAGE TO TREES WAS OBSERVED IN THOMPSON PARK...LIKELY
THE CENTER OF THE DOWNBURST. WIDESPREAD SNAPPED OR UPROOTED TREES
WERE SEEN THROUGHOUT THE AREA...SOME FALLING ON HOUSES. THE MOST
CONCENTRATED TREE DAMAGE WAS NOTED ALONG CHEVAL AVE AND DEWEY AVE
EXTENSION.

THE DEBRIS PATTERN FANNED OUT DOWNHILL TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE
DIRECTION OF STORM MOTION. THE DAMAGE WAS CONSISTENT WITH MAXIMUM
WIND GUSTS OF 80 TO 90 MPH. ALTHOUGH THE DAMAGE WAS CAUSED BY 
STRAIGHT-LINE WIND...THE WIND WAS COMPARABLY STRONG TO SOME WEAK 
TORNADOES.

TWO INJURIES WERE REPORTED. ONE INJURY OCCURRED WHEN A TREE FELL
ON A VEHICLE. A SECOND OCCURRED AS A DRIVER STRUCK A FALLEN TREE.

APPRECIATION IS EXTENDED TO THE COLUMBIANA COUNTY EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT AGENCY...THE EAST LIVERPOOL FIRE DEPARTMENT AND THE
PUBLIC FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE WITH THIS DAMAGE SURVEY.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/PITTSBURGH.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES WIND DAMAGE
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

KRAMAR/GANGAT/KUSNIAR