893  
NOUS41 KCLE 182019  
PNSCLE  
OHZ009-190000-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH  
356 PM EDT MON OCT 18 2021  
 
...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR OCTOBER 16, 2021 TORNADO EVENT NORTHEAST  
OF CLYDE IN SANDUSKY COUNTY OHIO...  
   
VICKERY TORNADO
 
 
RATING: EF0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 3.8309 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 10/15/2021  
START TIME: 03:42 PM EDT  
START LOCATION: 6 NNE CLYDE / SANDUSKY COUNTY / OH  
START LAT/LON: 41.3896 / -82.936  
 
END DATE: 10/15/2021  
END TIME: 03:49 PM EDT  
END LOCATION: 3 WSW CASTALIA / SANDUSKY COUNTY / OH  
END LAT/LON: 41.3985 / -82.8632  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
THIS WEAK TORNADO STARTED JUST ABOUT 300 FEET WEST OF N VICKERY  
ROAD AND 1200 FEET NORTH OF WHITMORE ROAD. THIS TORNADO MOVED  
GENERALLY FROM WEST SOUTHWEST TO EAST NORTHEAST. THE FIELD WEST  
OF THE VICKERY ROAD REVEALED A PATH SHOWING TRACK WITH SPIRALS.  
THE TORNADO DAMAGED A HOME WITH SHINGLES AND PARTS OF PLYWOOD  
BLOWN OFF, WOODEN DECK MOVED SEVERAL FEET, DETACHED GARAGE MOVED  
FROM FOUNDATION, AND SEVERAL TREES UPROOTED ON VICKERY ROAD.  
DEBRIS WAS SCATTERED ABOUT 1200 FEET EAST NORTHEAST OF THE  
DAMAGED HOME INTO THE OPEN FIELD. ADDITIONAL STORM DAMAGE  
OCCURRED WITH SEVERAL LARGE TREE LIMBS DOWN AND MINOR DAMAGE TO  
GUTTER AND TV ANTENNA ON PICKLE STREET. FINALLY, EMERGENCY  
MANAGEMENT DRONE FOOTAGE REVEALED SPIRALS IN CORN FIELD AND  
DOWNED TREES ALONG CR 249. TIME ESTIMATED BY RADAR WAS CONFIRMED  
BY HOMEOWNER ON VICKERY ROAD.  
 

 
 
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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