822  
NOUS41 KCLE 251821  
PNSCLE  
OHZ022-252230-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH  
221 PM EDT MON OCT 25 2021  
 
...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR OCTOBER 21, 2021 TORNADO EVENT IN  
PORTAGE COUNTY...  
   
AURORA TORNADO
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 75 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.2178 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 25 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 10/21/2021  
START TIME: 05:21 PM EDT  
START LOCATION: AURORA / PORTAGE COUNTY / OH  
START LAT/LON: 41.2852 / -81.3307  
 
END DATE: 10/21/2021  
END TIME: 05:21 PM EDT  
END LOCATION: AURORA / PORTAGE COUNTY / OH  
END LAT/LON: 41.2853 / -81.3265  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
A WEAK EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN AURORA ON THURSDAY,  
OCTOBER 21, 2021. THE TORNADO INITIALLY TOUCHED DOWN  
WEST OF A LARGE 4-STORY BUILDING NORTHWEST OF INTERSECTION  
OF LENA DRIVE AND PAGE ROAD IN AURORA. THE TORNADO CONTINUED  
EAST TOWARDS THE PARKING LOT. ROOF AC UNIT WAS BLOWN OVER,  
SOME ROOF DAMAGE, AND TREE LIMBS SNAPPED AND SCATTERED  
ACROSS THE PARKING LOT.  
 

 
 
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  
 
NOTE:  
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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