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EF-1 Tornado Confirmed in Park Layne, Ohio

25 May 2017, 3:39 pm

The National Weather Service in Wilmington, Ohio has confirmed a tornado touched down Wednesday evening, near Park Layne in Clark County Ohio. The tornado then continued into southeast Miami County before ending along County Road 201 north of Studebaker Road.

The tornado first touched down on the western side of Park Layne where damage occurred to some commercial buildings and trees. Damage was consistent with maximum winds of 100-MPH which is EF1 damage. Additional tree and minor roof damage occurred to the northwest along Bellefontaine Road. Sporadic damage to mainly trees was then observed farther to the northwest, ending along County Road 201 north of Studebaker Road. Damage here was consistent with an EF0 tornado.

An Ohio Department of Transportation traffic camera caught on video a tornado that touched down in Park Layne on Wednesday. No injuries were reported from this tornado.

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