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NOUS41 KCLE 211911  
PNSCLE  
OHZ031-038-212315-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH  
311 PM EDT THU JUL 21 2022  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 7/20/2022 SHREVE, OH TORNADO EVENT
 
 
START LOCATION...1 SSW SHREVE IN WAYNE COUNTY OH  
END LOCATION...2 ESE SHREVE IN HOLMES COUNTY OH  
DATE...07/20/2022  
ESTIMATED TIME...08:55 PM EDT TO 08:59 PM EDT  
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1  
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...105 MPH  
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...100.0 YARDS  
PATH LENGTH...2.24 MILES  
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.67 / -82.0292  
ENDING LAT/LON...40.6675 / -81.9867  
* FATALITIES...0  
* INJURIES...0  
   
..SUMMARY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND SURVEYED AND CONFIRMED A  
TORNADO PATH ACROSS EXTREME SOUTH CENTRAL WAYNE COUNTY AND NORTH  
CENTRAL HOLMES COUNTY ON JULY 20, WEDNESDAY EVENING AROUND 8:55  
PM. NWS SURVEY TEAM AND WAYNE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HAVE  
CONFIRMED A TORNADO TOUCHDOWN SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF SHREVE AROUND  
400 FEET NORTH OF CENTERVILLE ROAD WHICH DESTROYED A BARN. THE  
TORNADO CONTINUED EAST-SOUTHEAST HEADING ALONG CENTERVILLE ROAD,  
DESTROYING ANOTHER BARN AND DAMAGING ROOFS OF TWO ADDITIONAL BARNS  
AND A STORAGE SHELTER. IN ADDITION, SEVERAL TREES WERE SNAPPED AND  
UPROOTED JUST NORTHEAST OF CENTERVILLE ROAD AND SCHAAF ROAD.  
 
BASED ON OBSERVED DAMAGE, THE NWS HAS ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND  
SPEEDS OF 105 MPH AND RATED THIS TORNADO AN EF-1. NO INJURIES OR  
FATALITIES WERE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TORNADO EVENT.  
 

 
 
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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