600  
NOUS41 KPBZ 161955  
PNSPBZ  
OHZ039-170800-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
355 PM EDT TUE APR 16 2019  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR APRIL 14TH 2019 DOVER, OHIO
 
 
START LOCATION...DOVER IN TUSCARAWAS COUNTY OHIO  
END LOCATION...DOVER IN TUSCARAWAS COUNTY OHIO  
DATE...04-14-2019  
ESTIMATED TIME...549 PM EDT  
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0  
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...85 MPH  
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...75 YARDS  
PATH LENGTH...0.5 MILES  
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.504739N -81.55094W  
ENDING LAT/LON...40.506747N -81.542323W  
* FATALITIES...0  
* INJURIES...0  
   
..SUMMARY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CONFIRMED A EF0 TORNADO IN THE  
1400 HUNDRED BLOCK OFF GASSER ROAD NORTHWEST IN DOVER, OHIO. THE  
TORNADO BLEW APART A 100 YEAR OLD BARN AND DISPLACED SEVERAL ITEMS  
THAT WERE IN IT. SEVERAL LARGE BRANCHES FROM ADJACENT HARDWOOD  
TREES FELL DOWN AS WELL. THE TORNADO LIFTED UP JUST AFTER IT  
CROSSED GASSER ROAD NORTHWEST.  
 
THIS IS THE 16TH TORNADO TO HIT TUSCARAWAS COUNTY SINCE 1950 AND  
4TH EF0 TORNADO. THE LAST TORNADO RECORDED IN TUSCARAWAS COUNTY  
OCCURRED ON JULY 10TH 2013 NEARLY SIX YEARS AGO.  
 
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 EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS  
STORM DATA.  
 

 
 
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