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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
140 PM EDT Fri Sep 21 2018


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR SEPTEMBER 20TH 2018 MULTIPLE TORNADOES NEAR 
MIDDLEFIELD OHIO...

.First Middlefield Tornado...

Start Location...3 N of Middlefield in Geauga County Ohio
End Location.. 1 E of Middlefield in Geauga County Ohio
Date...September 20th 2018
Estimated Time...2:23 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...95 mph
Maximum Path Width...25 yards
Path Length...3.2 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...41.5017/-81.068
Ending Lat/Lon...41.4599/-81.0422
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

...Summary...
A tornado touched down ~ 3 miles north of Middlefield Ohio
approximately 2:23 pm edt on September 20th. An intermittent path
was observed from near Durkee Road southeast along State Route 528
ending near the intersection of State Route 528 and State Route 87.
Several trees were damaged within the path.  A building under 
construction near State Route 528 and Nauvoo Road sustained significant
damage.  


.Second Middlefield Tornado...

Start Location...3 NE of Middlefield in Geauga County Ohio
End Location...3 NW of Farmington in Trumbull County Ohio
Date...September 20th 2018
Estimated Time...2:31 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...95 mph
Maximum Path Width...25 yards
Path Length...4.1 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...41.4814/-81.0206
Ending Lat/Lon...41.4259/-80.9919
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

...Summary...
A second tornado touched down approximately 3 NE of Middlefield Ohio 
after the initial tornado dissipated.  This second track started 
~ 2:31 PM EDT 3 miles northeast of Middlefield near Nauvoo road 
and Hayes road.  The storm had an intermittent track that moved 
southeast to near State Route 87 and Bundysburg Road.  Two single 
wide mobile homes sustained significant damage near this intersection. 
The tornado then continued southeast into Trumbull County before dissipating 
near the intersection of Clark and Girdle Roads which is approximately 
3 miles northwest of Farmington.  With the exception of the mobile homes, 
the damage was mainly confined to trees.

EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0...Weak......65 to 85 mph
EF1...Weak......86 to 110 mph
EF2...Strong....111 to 135 mph
EF3...Strong....136 to 165 mph
EF4...Violent...166 to 200 mph
EF5...Violent...>200 mph

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

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